Surprise: Kemper awards
kick off fall semester
When a surprise patrol led by Chancellor Robert Hemenway walked into classrooms during the first few days of the new semester at KU, two of the surprised professors joked, "Does this mean I've been fired?"
The professors knew that on the first day of classes at KU for the past four years the chancellor has walked about the campus making an unannounced visit to 20 professors who are selected to receive W.T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence, worth $5,000 each.
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Chancellor Robert Hemenway was a welcome disruption in class at the start of the semester. Here, he awards one of 20 Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence to Mary Lee Hummert, associate professor of communication studies. Each fellowship is worth $5,000.







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September 8, 2000
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