Piper Professor Selection Committee

Function and Meeting Information:

Recommends to the Faculty Senate the Piper nominee to be submitted to the Provost. In addition, the committee also recommends to the Senate the recipients of the Everette Swinney Faculty Senate Excellence in Teaching Award. The committee is comprised of one faculty member per college, plus one former Piper Professor.

The Piper Professor Selection Committee typically meets twice in late September-mid October. Workload depends on the number of Piper applicants, usually about 15-20 hours. The chair usually spends another 2-3 hours organizing.

2016-2017 Members

Piper Selection Committee College Term Exp Email
Dr. Catherine Hawkins Applied Arts 2017 ch11@txstate.edu
Dr. Ruby Pandey Kishan Business 2018 rk02@txstate.edu
Dr. Patricia Guerra Education 2017 jh215@txstate.edu
Dr. Sue Weill Fine Arts and Communication 2019 Sw27@txstate.edu
Dr. Son Chae Kim Health Professions 2018 sck30@txstate.edu
Dr. William DeSoto Liberal Arts 2019 wd02@txstate.edu
Dr. Debra Feakes Piper Recipient 2017 Df10@txstate.edu
Dr. Eugene Curtin, Chair Science and Engineering 2019 ec01@txstate.edu