Patricia Kitcher wins Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2017 Great Teacher Award

Patricia Kitcher, the Roberta and William Campbell Professor of the Humanities and the Carnoy Family Program Chair for Contemporary Civilization, is the Columbia College faculty winner of the Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2017 Great Teacher Award.

The awards, given annually to an outstanding professor from Columbia College and Columbia Engineering respectively, are granted based on professors’ abilities to stimulate, challenge and inspire students; for their ability to make effective oral presentations; for their demonstrated interest in students and the ability to relate positively to students outside the classroom; and for their recognized standing in their respective academic disciplines. Recipients have their names inscribed on a plaque under the Teaching Lion, a sculpture by Stanley Wyatt CC’43, GSAS’47, in Butler Library.