Miller to receive WPLC Rising Star Faculty Award

Faith Miller headshot
Faith Miller

Faith Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology’s school psychology program, has been awarded the Women’s Philanthropic Leadership Circle (WPLC) “Rising Star Faculty Award.” Miller will receive her award at the WPLC annual awards celebration on June 12 at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul.

Miller was nominated by her colleagues, Professor Theodore J. Christ, Professor Kristen McMaster (’07 WPLC Rising Star Faculty), and Assistant Professor LeAnne Johnson (’16 WPLC Rising Star Faculty). In her nomination letter, Miller’s colleagues recognized her “rapid emergence as a leader with respect to social-emotional behavioral development at the local, state, and national levels.”

The WPLC Rising Star Faculty Award recognizes a pre-tenure women faculty member in the College of Education and Human Development who has demonstrated leadership and creativity in an academic area as shown by research, teaching, and service. The recipient receives a $1,500 award for professional development.