Bethany’s Ramjee Receives Faculty Award

BETHANY, W.Va. – Dr. Anju Ramjee, The John F. and Evelyn Casey Steen Professor of Finance at Bethany College, has been named the recipient of the 2014 International Education Faculty Achievement Award from the International Association of University Presidents.

The award is given to faculty “who make significant contributions in curriculum development for world citizenship and who prepare students for successful careers in our global economy,” according to IAUP.

Dr. Ramjee, who is currently in her tenth year as a faculty member at Bethany, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Calcutta, India, and an MBA and doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. 

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“Dr. Ramjee’s passion for teaching is evident to her students and to the entire Bethany community,” said Bethany College President Dr. Scott D. Miller. “Her His dedication to her profession is admirable, and this recognition is well-deserved.”

In 2013, Dr. Ramjee received the President’s Award for Excellence in Performance for Faculty, was a nominee for the West Virginia Merit Foundation Professor of the Year, and was also a nominee for CASE Professor of the Year.

IAUP is an association of university chief executives from higher education institutions around the world. The organization’s primary purpose is to strengthen the international mission and quality of education of institutions in an increasingly interdependent world, and to promote global awareness and competence as well as peace and international understanding through education.

Bethany College is a small college of national distinction located on a picturesque and historic campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Founded in 1840, Bethany is the state’s oldest private college.