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Kenneth A. and Mary Ann Shaw Teaching Fellowship

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Of Arts and Sciences

Kenneth "Buzz" Shaw earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in 1961 and became an assistant to Presidents Bone and Braden. During his 40-year career as an educator and leader, he held the titles of professor, president, and chancellor. He holds eight honorary degrees, is a renowned author, advisor, consultant, and board member for many prestigious organizations. Mary Ann has been a long-time community servant dedicated to education, children's issues, and service learning. She was instrumental in bringing children's hospitals to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and to Syracuse, New York. The purpose of this fund is to recognize teaching excellence and to improve the teaching, learning environment in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University. Each year two talented teachers will be awarded a minimum of $3,500 to be used for professional development. Endowment assets are invested in the Illinois State University Foundation's long-term investment pool.

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