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May 6, 2013—James Campbell Quick, The John and Judy Goolsby-Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair, was inducted into UT Arlington’s Academy of Distinguished Scholars at the Spring Meeting of the Faculty and Associates on April 22, 2013. Academy members exemplify the University’s commitment to quality research and creative activity. Academy members advocate the importance of research and creative activity, promote a sense of community among scholars, foster research and creative activity and advise the institution on research practices and policies. Receiving the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching was Timothy Wunder, clinical assistant professor of economics.

On May 3, Dean Rachel Croson presented annual awards for faculty and staff in the College of Business. The following awards were announced during the college’s spring faculty meeting:

Outstanding Lecturer:  Ronald Liggett, Economics
Outstanding GTA:  Kimberly Whitehead, Information Systems and Operations Management
Outstanding Adjunct Instructor:  Jeffrey Moore, Finance and Real Estate
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching:  Traci Freling, assistant professor of marketing
Outstanding Graduate Teaching:  Doug Grisaffe, associate professor of marketing; and Terry Skantz, associate professor of accounting
Outstanding Staff Award:  JoAnn Black & Barbara Sellers
Distinguished Research Publication
Terry Skantz
“CEO Pay, Managerial Power and SFAS 123(R),” The Accounting Review
Abdul Rasheed, professor and department chair of management
“Foreign IPO Capital Marketing Choice: Understanding Institutional Fit of Corporate Governance,” Strategic Management Journal
Distinguished Professional Publication
Abdul Rasheed
“Global Risk in a Changing World: New Paradigms and Practice,” Organizational Dynamics
Dean Croson also announced the recipients of the college’s summer research stipends and endowed faculty fellowships, which are provided through the Dean’s Excellence Fund to support faculty research activities.
Recipients of summer research stipends:
Jap Effendi, assistant professor of accounting
“Executive Turnover Following Option Backdating Allegations,” The Accounting Review
Terry Skantz
“Stock Option Grants, Managerial Power and FAS123R,” The Accounting Review
Recipients of endowed faculty fellowships:
Wendy Casper, associate professor of management
Sanjiv Sabherwal, associate professor of finance and real estate
Sridhar Nerur, associate professor of information systems and operations management
Donald McConnell, professor of accounting
Jennifer Ho, professor of accounting
The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Tenure-track Faculty Award for Significant Involvement in Community and Professional Organizations
James Campbell Quick
See images of the awardees on the College of Business Flickr page.