Barry V. Qualls, one of the most respected and beloved professors at Rutgers, has added another major award to his distinguished list of accomplishments: he has been named the 2006 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Qualls, a 35-year veteran professor
of English literature and the interim vice president for undergraduate education
on the New Brunswick/Piscataway Campus, joins professors from other states
honored for their extraordinary dedication to teaching undergraduate students
and their influence on teaching. Recipients are selected by panels of
professors, deans, education writers, students, and representatives from
government, educational foundations, and associations.
Qualls has devoted
his career to undergraduate education at Rutgers, where he is a popular
professor admired for his teaching and mentoring work. From 2004 until earlier
this year, he chaired the Task Force on Undergraduate Education, a group of
faculty, staff, and students appointed by President Richard L. McCormick to
thoroughly examine and then reorganize undergraduate education at Rutgers' New
Brunswick/Piscataway Campus. Read the full news
About the Images
1. Thomas Carlyle, Carlyle's Collected Works: Volumes 1
and 2. London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
2. First edition of George
Eliot's The Mill on the Floss. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons,
3. Charles Dickens in 1861 at age 49.
4. Barry V. Qualls, photo by
Nick Romanenko, 2006.
5. Charlotte Brontė, detail of chalk drawing by George
6. Huzzah, from the Oxford English Dictionary: A.
int. A shout of exultation, encouragement, or applause; a cheer uttered
by a number in unison; a hurrah . 1830 C. WORDSWORTH Jrnl. in
Overton Life (1888) 50 Winchester beat Eton by sixty runs, huzza.