GRADUATE ASSISTANT TEACHING AWARD
RICHARDS SELLS A WINNING FORMULA
When doctoral student Keith Richards began teaching Introduction
to Professional Selling, he had not yet completed his coursework.
Despite that irregularity, the Bauer College of Business faculty
was sold on the idea of having Richards begin early.
Since he began teaching two years ago, Richards has received student
evaluations that place him in the top 15 percent of all business
school faculty. For these reasons, he received a Graduate Assistant
Photo by Thomas Shea
“In my life there are only a few people who have had a significant
impact in my present success, and Keith Richards is one of those
people,” one student wrote in an evaluation. “The amount
of practical information I learned had me craving a future career
The award includes a $1,000 prize and a trophy.