Rogers named Professor of the Year
13th time since he joined the Kellogg School faculty in 1995,
Steve Rogers has won top professor honors.
and Llura Gund Family Professor of Entrepreneurship has built
a strong reputation as a dynamic classroom leader, and students
in the full-time and part-time MBA programs again recognized
his outstanding contribution to the Kellogg ranks by voting
him the Lawrence G. Lavengood Outstanding Professor of the
Year. It was the second time that Rogers has earned that particular
distinction, the additional honors coming in the form of various
other formal teaching awards, primarily for his classroom
excellence in the Kellogg Executive MBA program.
C. Jain announced the award on June 4 at Oh Be Joyful,
the annual Kellogg recognition event.
instituted in 1976 and voted on by graduating members of the
full-time and part-time MBA programs, is the highest teaching
award that Kellogg students can bestow on a Kellogg School
faculty member. In 1994, the award was named in honor of Professor
L.G. Gene Lavengood, who retired that year after more than
40 years on the Kellogg faculty.
are very few things that students can give a professor that
are more important than the confirmation the education process
is genuinely working," said Rogers, who is also clinical professor
of management and finance and director of the Larry and Carol
Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice at the Kellogg
School. "This is what the Lavengood award means to me. It
is an absolute honor to receive such a prestigious award."
was one of five finalists for the award, a group that included
Professors Linda Darragh (Finance), Julie Hennessy (Marketing),
Sergio Rebelo (Finance) and Scott Schaefer (Management & Strategy).