Penn State Intercom......April
12 , 2001
University names 5
In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the University, five faculty members have been given the title of distinguished professor. This special academic title is intended to recognize a limited number of outstanding professors.
Candidates for appointment as distinguished professors are nominated by their peers, departments or programs. They must be current, full-time active members of the faculty holding the rank of professor, not currently holding an endowed chair, professorship or faculty fellowship.
about the appointment of distinguished professors is available on the
Web. Go to http://www.ohr.psu.edu/
and click on policies.
The newly named distinguished professors are:
Gary J. Killian,
Dennis J. Murphy, agricultural
Adam J. Sorkin,
English, Penn State Delaware County
K. Kirk Shung,