UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs has named 15 faculty members as distinguished professors.
The University's 2017 distinguished professors are:
Penn State Altoona
College of Agricultural Sciences
College of Arts and Architecture
Smeal College of Business
College of Engineering
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Penn State Greater Allegheny
College of Health and Human Development
College of the Liberal Arts
The title of distinguished professor recognizes the academic contributions of current, full-time faculty members who hold the rank of professor. Distinguished professors are acknowledged leaders in their fields of research or creative activity; demonstrate significant leadership in raising the University's standards in teaching, research or creative activity and service; and exhibit excellent teaching skills.