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April 30, 2015 Volume 36, No. 29

2015 Faculty-Alumni Awards announced

Faculty-Alumni Awards, begun in 1968 by the Mizzou Alumni Association, recognize the achievements of faculty and alumni.  

Faculty are considered for their work as teachers, researchers and administrators. Alumni are considered for both their accomplishments in professional life and service to their alma mater.

The award winners are:

Distinguished Service Award

Gutierrez, Jose M.; BS Acc ’84, M Acc ’85, of Dallas, Texas


Distinguished Faculty Award

Barbara J. Reys; M Ed ’79, EdSp ’82, PhD ’85, of Columbia; Curators Professor and Lois Knowles Faculty Fellow, co-director of the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum in the College of Education



Jacqueline K. Clark, BA ’84, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri 

Don M. Downing, BS BA ’79, JD ’82, of St. Louis

Gary L. Link, BS BA ’74, of Columbia 

Stephen J. Owens, BS PA ’77, of Columbia

Howard Richards, BA ’88, of Florissant, Missouri

Jolene M. Schulz, BS Ed ’63, M Ed ’73, of Columbia



James Birchler, Curators Professor of Biological Sciences 

Deborah L. Hanuscin, associate professor in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

Marjorie R. Sable, professor and director in the School of Social Work

Nancy M. West, director of the Honors College

An awards banquet is scheduled for Oct. 2, 2015.