School Professors Honored for Teaching Excellence
release: Feb. 28, 2001
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The Law Alumni Board at The University of Memphis has named
two faculty members of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
as recipients of its first Teaching Excellence Awards. Professors
Robert Banks Jr. and June F. Entman were recognized for their
outstanding classroom instruction, development of teaching
materials, curricular innovation and student mentoring.
who joined the law faculty in 1978, teaches civil procedure
law, advanced procedure topics and the law of evidence. He
is widely regarded as an outstanding classroom instructor
and is known for the high standards of preparation and competence
he expects of his students. Banks also is respected for the
teaching materials he has developed for his civil procedure
and evidence courses.
has been a member of the law faculty since 1984. She also
teaches civil procedure and evidence, and she jointly authored
teaching materials used in these classes. Regarded as an excellent
classroom instructor, Entman consistently receives exceptional
teaching evaluations from her students.
Teaching Excellence Awards carry a cash stipend and extend
for two years, 2001-2002. They are funded by gifts from U
of M Law Alumni Board members.
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