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WVU Parkersburg faculty member garners honors in 2006 Professor of the Year program.
CONTACT: Phil McClung, professor of psychology, 304-424-8268.
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West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Phil McClung was honored as a finalist Tuesday (March 6) at the 2006 West Virginia Professor of the Year banquet held in Charleston.
The psychology professor received honors as part of the Faculty Merit Foundation's recognition of excellence in college-level teaching.
Winner of the top prize was Sylvia Shurbutt, an English professor at Shepherd University. She received a $10,000 cash award sponsored by United Bank.
McClung and Barbara Guyer, a professor of special education at Marshall University, were presented $1,000 cash prizes as finalists.
The Professor of the Year program is conducted by the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia, Inc. The Foundation recognizes and rewards outstanding teaching among the faculties of West Virginia’s public and private institutions of higher education.