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Mar. 29, 2017, 11:58 AM
Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law, was recognized for her outstanding record in teaching, research and scholarship. The awards, now in their sixth year, recognize one winner from each SEC school.
SEC Faculty Achievement Award winners receive a $5,000 honorarium and become their university’s nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year Award. The SEC Professor of the Year, to be named in April, receives an additional $15,000 honorarium and is recognized at the SEC Awards Dinner.
To be eligible for the SEC Faculty Achievement Award, a candidate must be a teacher or scholar at an SEC university, have achieved the rank of full professor, have a record of extraordinary teaching, and have a record of scholarship that is recognized nationally and/or internationally.
Winners are selected by a committee of SEC provosts.
The SEC Faculty Achievement Awards and the SEC Professor of the Year Award are part of SECU, the academic initiative of the Southeastern Conference, which sponsors, supports and promotes collaborative higher education programs and activities involving administrators, faculty and students at its 14 member universities.
The 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award recipients are:
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