English Professor Named 2007 Hinckley Fellow

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University English Professor Michael Wutz has been named the 2007 John S. Hinckley Fellow.

Wutz joined WSU in 1992. He is currently an Eccles Honors Teaching Fellow and has been the College of Arts & Humanities Endowed Scholar (2002-2005). He also received the Crystal Crest Master Teacher Award in 2002 and the Ralph M. Nye Honors Professor Award in 1996.

Since 1991, the award has been bestowed upon a member of the WSU faculty who has excelled in teaching, scholarship and service. The award is named in honor of Ogden businessman and WSU supporter John S. Hinckley, who died in 1990.

The university also announced that creators and participants of the dance and theater production “Demolition Derby” are the recipients of this year’s Exemplary Collaboration Award. “Demolition Derby,” a joint project by WSU faculty, staff, students and alumni, is a dance and theater production that reflects on the impact of dementia for sufferers, family, caregivers and physicians.

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Michael Vaughan, Provost
(801) 626-6006 • mvaughan@weber.edu

Michael Wutz, English Professor
(801) 626-7011 • mwutz@weber.edu

Travis Clemens, assistant director of Media Relations
(801) 626-7948 • travisclemens@weber.edu