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Faculty and Staff Awards

UMKC is proud to salute its faculty and staff for their many contributions in the areas of teaching, research and service.

2020 Awardees

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Michael Wei, Professor

School of Education

Chancellor’s Award for Career Contributions to the University

Paul Cuddy, Vice Dean and Professor

School of Medicine

Chancellor’s Award for Embracing Diversity

School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program

School of Medicine

Chancellor’s Award for Embracing Diversity

Tammy Welchert

Associate Teaching Professor & Director of Student Affairs and Academic Advising

School of Biological Sciences

Chancellor’s Award for Community Engagement

Julie Sutton, Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

Chancellor’s Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sandra Enriquez, Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Mike Wacker, Associate Professor

School of Medicine

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring

Kun Cheng, Professor

School of Pharmacy

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Rachael Allen, Assistant Teaching Professor

School of Biological Sciences

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Rebecca Davis, Associate Teaching Professor

College of Arts & Sciences

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Monica Gaddis, Associate Teaching Professor

School of Medicine

Elmore F. Pierson Good Teaching Award

Eric Gottman, Clinical Professor

School of Dentistry

Elmore F. Pierson Good Teaching Award

Jennifer Quaintance, Assistant Dean

School of Medicine

Elmore F. Pierson Good Teaching Award

Ranjit Christopher, Assistant Professor

Bloch School of Management

Elmore F. Pierson Good Teaching Award

Julie Cheslik, Associate Professor

School of Law

Award for Achievement in Assessment of

Student Learning

The B.A. in Music Therapy

UMKC Conservatory

Award for Achievement in Assessment of

Student Learning

Kim Langrehr, Associate Professor

School of Education