Tuesday, May 3, 2016
One of the highest awards the University can bestow upon a faculty member is that of William L. Giles Distinguished Professor. It is not a faculty rank but an honorary distinction. This recognition is based on distinguished scholarship as evidenced by a record of outstanding research, teaching, and service and is conferred only on a faculty member at Mississippi State University who has attained national or international status.
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