Gooch Honored with Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Warren Gooch, professor of music, was given the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching April 3 at a luncheon at the University of Missouri.

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Warren Gooch was congratulated by President Paino and Dr. David Russell,
Commissioner of Higher Education, when he received his award at the
Excellence in Teaching Awards Luncheon April 3 at the University of Missouri.

Each year, the Governor’s Award is presented to one faculty member at each institution of higher education in Missouri. Gooch was the recipient of the 2012 Educator of the Year award at Truman. He was one of 15 recipients across the state that was honored with the award.

The awards, which are not monetary, are based on effective teaching, innovating course design and delivery, effective advising, service to the university community, commitment to high standards of excellence and success in nurturing student achievement.

This year’s featured speaker at the luncheon was Jack Magruder, Truman President Emeritus and Professor of Chemistry Emeritus.