Faculty Legacy Award

Recognizing outstanding faculty

This award was established to recognize a full-time current or retired faculty member who has made a significant positive impact on the lives of their students at IU South Bend in the classroom and through mentoring, advising or other activities.

Nominations are accepted from faculty, staff, and alumni and the winner is selected by a committee that includes alumni, faculty, and student representation.

Nominate a faculty member

Award recipients

Recipients' names are displayed in the Alumni Relations Office, and a $500 scholarship is awarded to a student in the recipient’s honor.

2020 Lester C. Lamon
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2019 James VanderVeen
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2018 Patricia McNeal
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2017 Jonathan Nashel
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2016 Carolyn Schult
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2015 Elizabeth Bennion
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2014 Nancy Botkin
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2013 Jamshid Mehrad
Leighton School of Business and Economics

2012 Jennifer Klein
Dwyer College of Health Sciences

2011 P.N. Saksena
Leighton School of Business and Economics

2010 Neovi Karakatsanis
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2009 Thomas C. Miller
Raclin School of the Arts

2008 Randall M. Isaacson
School of Education

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