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A celebration of scholarly excellence

Four UNC School of Education faculty members were honored with distinguished professor and faculty scholar titles at the event.

From left to right: Gary Stuck, Malbert Smith, Kin White, Nianbo Dong, Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, Ethan Hutt, Kara Hume, Brian Boyd, and Sharon Coop
From left to right: Gary Stuck, Malbert Smith, Kin White, Nianbo Dong, Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, Ethan Hutt, Kara Hume, Brian Boyd, and Sharon Coop.

The UNC School of Education honored four faculty members at a Celebration of Scholarly Excellence, with one named to an endowed professorship and three named as faculty scholars, during a Sept. 8 event at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

With faculty, staff, alumni and donors in attendance, Brian Boyd was invested as William C. Friday Distinguished Professor in Education, Nianbo Dong as the Kinnard White Faculty Scholar in Education, Kara Hume as the Richard “Dick” Coop Faculty Scholar in Education and Ethan Hutt as the Gary Stuck Faculty Scholar in Education. Dean Fouad Abd-El-Khalick was also recognized for a recent appointment as Alumni Distinguished Professor, a professorship awarded by the UNC Office of the Provost.

Learn more about the faculty members who were recognized.