Jerome D. Wiest and Kenneth J. Hanni have been named the 1989-90 outstanding teachers in the University of Utah Graduate School of Business and College of Business.
Each will receive a $2,000 cash prize and a commemorative plaque at the business school's convocation Friday, June 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center.A faculty member since 1958, Wiest, professor of management and former chairman of the management department, was named outstanding undergraduate teacher. Wiest, with a chemical engineering degree and an MBA from Harvard, has written two books and published numerous articles in his field.
Hanni, professor of accounting, was named outstanding graduate teacher. He specializes in tax law and accounting procedures and has taught at the U. since 1962. He was presented the U.'s distinguished teaching award in 1981.
"These annual awards honor faculty who have shown extraordinary dedication and commitment to excellence in the field of education," said business dean John W. Seybolt.
The winners were chosen by a committee headed by professors Russell W. Belk and N. Eldon Tanner. Students and staff also served on the selection committee.