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Prof Honored With NACTA Fellow Award
APRIL 21, 2006--Lewis May, a professor in the agricultural economics
department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, was selected to
receive the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)
Teacher Fellow Award.
May will be recognized for his award at the annual conference of the North
American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture at the University of British
Columbia June 7-9, 2006.
The central purpose of NACTA is to recognize those individuals whose efforts
represent the very best in agricultural higher education. The NACTA Teacher
Fellow Award is a criteria-based award and is reviewed by a committee
of NACTA members. Criteria included in the evaluation are the instructor's
teaching philosophy; evaluations submitted by current students, alumni,
administrative officers, and peers; a self-evaluation as well as factors
such as availability to students, teaching innovations, and departmental/institutional
May joined the UW-River Falls faculty in 1982 in the department of agricultural
economics. He holds a doctorate in agricultural economics from Washington
State University as well as a bachelor's and master's degrees in the same
field from the University of Nebraska.
NACTA is a professional society whose members are post-secondary teachers
of agriculture, and related resource and life sciences. The NACTA has
an on-going commitment to improving teaching and learning, and to fostering
the professional development of its members.
Past UW-River Falls recipients of the NACTA Teacher Fellow include: Leland
S. Wittmer, 1979, Gerald M. Nolte, 1991, and Bonnie S. Walters, 2004.
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