Faculty Members of the Year Announced

Malcolm Asadoorian and Khalique Ahmed share Faculty Member of the Year distinction

Published Jun. 15, 2009

Faculty Members of the YearLynn University’s Office of Academic Affairs has recognized two members of the College of Arts & Sciences faculty with the 2008-09 Faculty Member of the Year designation – Malcolm Asadoorian and Khalique Ahmed. The two were nominated and selected for the award based on their teaching effectiveness, scholarly and research activity, and service to the Lynn and greater community.

Asadoorian teaches in Lynn’s colleges of business, arts & sciences and education. Coming to Lynn from MIT, Asadoorian’s expertise is in economics, quantitative reasoning, applied statistics and international business. Ahmed, a professor of science, teaches chemistry and physics. He has more than 20 years combined teaching, research and administrative experience – nine of which have been at Lynn. His research is focused on the application of vibrational spectroscopy in the understanding of the basic and applied problems.

Also nominated for this year’s Faculty Member of the Year award were Anna Krift (international relations) and Jill Levenson (human services) in the College of Arts and Sciences, Ralph Norcio (finance and accounting) in the College of Business and Management, and Valerie Storey (education) in the Ross College of Education. All nominees were selected based on votes cast by the deans of the university’s five academic colleges, Conservatory of Music, School of Aeronautics and Institute for Achievement, as well as by a vote by the nominees’ faculty peers.

Watch the Faculty Member of the Year video on Lynn’s YouTube channel.