Bill BrownCox Award for Scholarship and Teaching

The top Montana State University 2001 faculty awards were announced in May to honor achievement in faculty research, teaching and creative projects. Among the recipients was F. William Bill Brown, a popular professor of management courses in the College of Business, honored for his innovation in organizational leadership. A retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and a corporate consultant, Brown brings practical experience to his current scholarship. He is co-author of the textbook, Interpersonal Skills for Leadership, published by Prentice Hall, and editor of the book Management Perspectives. An example of Brown s innovations is a teaching circle he initiated with his colleagues to help improve teaching effectiveness in the College's management classes. Brown braids his experience, his research, and his mentoring into his classes, earning him high student ratings as well as frequent awards. Last year Brown received the Presidential Teaching Award for his work in the classroom.