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Finance professor recognized by Mortar Board honor society

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


LAWRENCE —– Finance professor Bill Beedles has been recognized as an outstanding educator by a University of Kansas honor society.

Each year, the Torch Chapter of Mortar Board, a senior honor society, recognizes five instructors for their dedication to KU and their positive influence on students both academically and professionally.

Beedles also serves the school as director of undergraduate programs. He joined the KU faculty in 1978.

The other recipients included Victoria Corbin, associate professor of molecular biosciences; Tammara Durham, vice provost for student affairs; David McLeod, director of anatomy labs and lecturer in undergraduate biology; and Kala Stroup, honors emeritus faculty and internship adviser for the KU Honors Program.

The educators were honored at halftime of the KU-Southeast Missouri State basketball game on Friday, Nov. 9.

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