Physics Professor Tim Bolton among Faculty Stars named for College of Arts and Sciences
The 2017 Faculty Stars recipients in the College of Arts and Sciences are Tim Bolton, professor of physics; Jon Herington, assistant professor of philosophy; and Yan Soibelman, university distinguished professor of mathematics.
"We are pleased to recognize our arts and sciences colleagues as Faculty Stars for their excellence as educators, researchers and mentors," said Amit Chakrabarti, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "Though their disciplines are diverse, their stewardship of knowledge and discovery establishes them all as leaders."
Funded and supported by a gift from 1996 Kansas State University graduate and Aspera CEO and co-founder Michelle Munson, and her husband, Serban Simu, the Keystone Research Faculty Scholars and Faculty Stars programs reflect Aspera's success through difficulties and the rigors of academic research. Munson, a Junction City native and graduate of Chapman High School, and Simu now live in Berkeley, California.
Philanthropic contributions to Kansas State University are coordinated by the Kansas State University Foundation. The foundation is leading Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University to raise $1.4 billion for student success, faculty development, facility enhancement and programmatic success.