Briar Cliff University

04/11/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/11/2024 13:35

Briar Cliff University Announces New Emerita Faculty

Briar Cliff University Announces New Emerita Faculty

April 11, 2024

(Sioux City, Iowa - April 11, 2024) Briar Cliff University Board of Trustees approved professor Dr. Judy Thompson as professor emerita.

Dr. Thompson earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Lake Forest College in Illinois, her Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and her Doctorate in Educational Administration, Adult and Higher Education from the University of South Dakota. Professor Thompson's collegiate instructional career began at Briar Cliff as an adjunct instructor in 1980, and she retired as a full-time professor in Business Administration in 2021. In 2014, Dr. Thompson was awarded the Paul and Frances Duff Pursuit of Excellence Award.

"We are incredibly grateful to our professors who have devoted their lives to ensuring our students have the best experience possible," said Steve Freeman, Interim President of Briar Cliff University. "Dr. Thompson is deserving of this honor, and we are grateful for what she has done to impact our community and her continued support of Briar Cliff University."