Math professor receives Cat award

From the Register-Mail:

Dennis Schneider, professor of mathematics at Knox College, has been named winner of the 2009 Caterpillar Foundation Faculty Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to a member of the Knox faculty for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, creative activity and service.

S.C. “Sid” Banwart, vice president of the human services division of Caterpillar Inc., presented the award at Knox’s 2009 Commencement on June 6. “For his entire 36 years on the faculty, Professor Schneider has maintained high standards of rigor and innovation, as he taught and provided leadership for the program in mathematics,” Banwart said.