Theresa Lind

Theresa Lind - 2021The Distinguished Service Provost Award for 2024 goes to Theresa Lind. Theresa is cited as having displayed an exceptional range of service -- especially with students -- in connection with high-profile Hart School events such as Le Gourmet, the school's leading fundraiser. For the last eight years, she has also planned and coordinated the JMU Hart School Day of Service Event, which benefits the Still Meadows Enrichment Center and Camp in Linville, Virginia.

Julia Wallace Carr

Julie Wallace Carr - 2019At the 2023 Provost Awards, professor Julia Wallace Carr, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for providing exceptional profession-related service at the university, local and national levels.

Her record of service to JMU extends back nearly three decades, spanning youth sports, school activities, a daycare board, an education foundation and a number of community service organizations.

Miguel Baltazar

Miguel BaltazarProfessor Miguel Baltazar is the founding faculty adviser of the JMU chapter of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). The focus of the student club is on professional growth within the areas of sales, marketing and revenue management. For the second time in the last five years, the club was recognized as the Global Collegiate Chapter of the Year. The award was delivered at the 2020 HSMAI Frank W. Berkman Chapter Awards Program and the focus of the JMU entry this year was communications. JMU was the only college chapter to win an award.

Gilpatrick Hornsby

Gilpatrick HornsbyGilpatrick Hornsby has been appointed to serve as the Center for Faculty Innovation (CFI) interim executive director for a two-year term, 2021-2023. Hornsby joined JMU in 2015 and previously served as a CFI engaged teacher-scholar during 2018-2019. Since 2019 he has been a faculty associate for scholarship. The CFI provides comprehensive professional development opportunities for JMU faculty at all levels and stages of their careers. Hornsby also currently serves on the president’s Task Force on Racial Equity as a member of the instructional faculty development working group.

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