HBU Piper Professors
The Piper Professor Award, given by the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award Foundation, recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching in colleges and universities throughout Texas. Established in 1958, the foundation gives 10 awards annually to teachers who are devoted to their professions and have made a special impact on their students and their community.Each year the five colleges and schools at HBU select their Piper Professor Nominee. These individuals represent the very best in teaching and professional development in each college. A single nominee is selected each fall to represent HBU as our university nominee to the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.
Past recipients from HBU include Dr. Calvin Huckabay, professor in English, 1970; Dr. Joyce Fan, professor in chemistry, 1972; Dr. Marilyn Sibley, professor of history, 1976; Dr. Marion Webb, associate professor in Spanish, 1982; Dr. Doris Warren, professor in chemistry, 1991; and Dr. Linda Brupbacher, professor in education, 2008.
HBU campus Piper Professor Nominees for 2011-12:
Associate Professor in Spanish, College of Arts and Humanities; Piper Professor Nominee
Director of School of Art, Artist in Residence, Associate Professor in Art, College of Arts and Humanities
James R. Claycomb:
Associate Professor in Physics, College of Science and Mathematics
Assistant Professor in Business, School of Business
Dr. Carol McGaughey:
Professor in Education, School of Education