Faculty Awards Presented
Donald Dreisbach (Philosophy) and Teresa
are recipients of the 2004 Distinguished Faculty Awards. Each will
receive $1,000 and be recognized at spring commencement.
is a professor of marketing
and the director of business affairs for the Walker L. Cisler College
of Business. He was previously honored for his service in the classroom
with the collegeís 1997 Outstanding Teaching Award and the 1995
Outstanding Faculty Award. Brunswick
is also responsible for a variety
of administrative activities. These include course scheduling, budgeting,
developing and implementing technology initiatives, developing recruiting
and marketing strategies for the college, hiring adjuncts, and coordinating
joined the NMU faculty in 1991.
He previously served as an instructor and research assistant while
completing his doctorate at Arizona
He holds a masterís degree in business administration from Marquette
and bachelorís and associate
degrees in business administration from NMU.
is in his 35th year with the philosophy department and has spent
much of that time as the departmentís representative to the Academic
Senate. He created the interdisciplinary minor in religious studies
and serves as its adviser. Dreisbach also was a key member of the
committee that designed the Honors Program and is a member of the
board that oversees the program.
previously taught philosophy at Northwestern Evening Division. Dreisbach
also served two years as an English instructor for the Peace Corps
at the University
He earned his doctorate in philosophy from Northwestern
and his bachelorís in humanities
and science from M.I.T.
her 16 years on the NMU English faculty, Hunt has augmented her
teaching responsibilities with a variety of administrative duties.
She has served as director of composition, which involved supervising
teaching assistants; interim co-head of the department; director
of graduate studies in English; and supervisor of the university-wide
writing proficiency exam.
also served as Northernís accreditation coordinator in 2002-03.
She helped with Academic Quality Improvement Project (AQIP) activities
that enabled NMU to secure reaccreditation through 2010. Based on
her contributions, she was invited to represent AQIP and assist
other schools in completing the ďvital focusĒ elements necessary
to join AQIP. Hunt holds a doctorate in rhetoric and technical communication
from Michigan Tech, a master of arts in English from NMU, and a
bachelorís degree in English from Western
Distinguished Faculty Awards honor full-time faculty Ė including
department heads Ė who have made significant contributions to NMU
and their professional areas.