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Susan Shadle Receives Boise State Distinguished Professor Honor

By: Sherry Squires   Published 10:15 pm / March 5, 2017

Susan Shadle observes writing studentsSusan Shadle has been named a Boise State Distinguished Professor. This title constitutes one of the highest honors that may be given to a faculty member at Boise State University and is reserved for a small number of faculty who have made major contributions to their academic disciplines.

​Shadle is the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and professor of chemistry and biochemistry. She arrived at Boise State in 1996 with an undergraduate degree from Colgate University, a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Stanford University, and a National Institute of Health (NIH) postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

In the classroom, Shadle repeatedly has been recognized for her outstanding performance earning awards and honors, including the College of Arts and Sciences Foundation Award for Teaching in 2000 and 2004, Iota Sigma Pi Teaching Award in 2003, Associated Students of Boise State University Teaching Award nominee in 1999 and 2004, Carnegie Foundation U.S. Professor of the Year nominee in 2005 winner in 2015, and Boise State Honors College Professor of the Year in 2005.Susan Shadle speaks to a group of students

The campus community is invited to a reception in her honor from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Imagination Lab of the Micron Business and Economics Building (MBEB), Room 2302.