Being the Change

2018-19 BTC Calendar: Jeff and Lynn Zirkle Lang


NOVEMBERWhile careers as reading specialist in a Virginia public school system and international trade negotiator for the United States may not at first appear to have close professional ties, for Lynn and Jeff Lang there has always been a bedrock connection — that of education. The couple’s passion for learning inspired them to establish the Lang Chair for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Education, which will award distinguished faculty members for their development of viable theoretical research and practical instructional methods. The Langs believe this will enable what they term a “virtuous cycle”: great professors at JMU training great potential classroom teachers, who then have the preparation to mold their students into future leaders.

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Published: Friday, November 8, 2019

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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