Faculty Announcements

  • Congratulations to Dr Wayne Martino, Alicia Lapointe (PhD Candidate), Bill Tucker, and Dr Catherine Zeisner who have won the 2017 Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from our students.


  • Congratulations to Jane Edwards, Lisa Floyd, and Laura Lockhart who had won the 2016 Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from our students (we did not have a ceremony last year).


  • Congratulations to Dr Jacqueline Specht who has won a 2017 Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching.


  • Congratulation to Dr Wendy Crocker who has won the 2017 Angela Armitt Award for Excellence in Teaching by Part-Time Faculty.


  • Congratulations to Dr Brenton Faubert who has won the inaugural 2017 Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning.


  • Dr. Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, appeared as Discussant on the panel, “Privatization, the State, and Education in South Asia” March 16 at the annual conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Toronto

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  • Professor Stuart Webb was selected as a winner of the Faculty Scholar Awards at Western. The award recognizes scholarly achievements of faculty members who have maintained an excellent record in teaching and research.


  • International Office program coordinator Carolyn Wilson was invited to attend and present at UNESCO’s Week for Peace March 6 to discuss the role of education in peace and sustainable development around the world

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  • Dr. Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, was invited to the World Bank Feb. 22 to debate the use of low-cost private schools in helping achieve quality education in Africa. The debate was part of the World Bank's Africa Knowledge Fest 2017 in Washington, DC

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