1988 - Philip George

Phil GeorgeDr. Philip George, a professor of animal science and chair of the Faculty Senate was selected as the 1988 Distinguished Teacher. As department chair, George coordinates the activities of 19 faculty and staff and 400 majors. As Faculty Senate chair, he leads that body and acts as its liaison to the university and system administration in shared governance of the institution.

In their comments, students cited George's classroom excellence:

"He spends time with students and their problems–he cares and finds time."

"He is always willing to take the time to talk to anyone about anything, and he can meet people on their level."