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Faculty member receives endowed professorship

Cheryl Wachenheim, professor of agribusiness and applied economics, received the Jordan A. Engberg Presidential Professorship.

“Professor Wachenheim has had a substantial, measurable impact through her demonstrated devotion to continuous improvement of our courses, our teachers and our curriculum. She has built an outstanding, meaningful research program and aggressively disseminates her findings to the broad audiences we serve,” said nominator Siew Hoon Lim, associate professor of agribusiness and applied economics.

Wachenheim earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota and her Master of Business Administration, master’s degree and doctorate in agricultural economics at Michigan State University. She also completed the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program and 30 resident schools by the Department of Defense. She joined the NDSU faculty in 1998.

Her other honors include the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Distinguished Teaching Award, Challey Faculty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Chair Scholarship to China, H. Roald and Janet Lund Excellence in Teaching Award and North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture teaching fellow and scholar awards. Her numerous military honors include the NATO Medal, Bronze Star, three Army Commendation Medals and two Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals.


Source: NDSU News

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