UW-FDL Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award
Valerie Mumm-Jansen, UW-Fond du Lac world languages professor, has been awarded the 2013 UW Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for Faculty.
Presented by Chancellor Ray Cross, the award recognizes her excellence in teaching, attention to scholarship, innovation in the classroom and leadership connecting students to service-learning opportunities. UW-Fond du Lac is one of the 13 UW Colleges located across the state.
A member of the UW-Fond du Lac faculty since 2008, Mumm-Jansen teaches Spanish courses, has led two UW Colleges study abroad courses and has been involved in many service-learning activities both in the community and abroad. She is also the faculty advisor for the Multicultural Club which hosts a variety of campus and community events celebrating diversity.
She is passionate about traveling and completed coursework abroad during both of her degree programs, earning a master’s degree in Spanish language and Latin American literature from UW-Milwaukee and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from UW-Eau Claire.
The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for Faculty is awarded each year in the UW Colleges.
In the photo Chancellor Ray Cross (left) presented the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for Faculty to Valerie Mumm-Jansen, UW-Fond du Lac world languages professor at the recent UW Colleges convocation.