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Walton College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty

2023 Faculty Awards
May 05, 2023

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Several faculty members at the Sam M. Walton College of Business were recognized for their outstanding teaching, research and special initiatives at a faculty and staff meeting on May 3. Varun Grover, distinguished professor and George & Boyce Billingsley Endowed Chair in the Department of Information Systems, was presented with the Outstanding All-Around Faculty Award for 2022-23 by the Walton College.

Grover’s current research focuses on digitalization – including digital competition and artificial intelligence – and its effects on individuals, organizations and society. He is consistently ranked as one of the top scientists in the world in business and management by, a research portal for scientists.

"I am incredibly proud of our exceptional faculty, who are renowned scholars contributing to Walton College and the university's ever-growing national and global prestige," Waller said. "A number of standout faculty members have truly excelled and undoubtedly deserve special accolades for their dedication to students, academic advancements, and meaningful industry partnerships."

In addition to the all-around award, Waller announced other faculty awards for the 2022-23 academic year:

Faculty awards are chosen by the Awards and Elections Standing Committee of the college. A department faculty representative is chosen by each department chair to serve a term of three years.

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Since its founding at the University of Arkansas in 1926, the Sam M. Walton College of Business has grown to become the state's premier college of business – as well as a nationally competitive business school. Learn more...

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