Dr. Tim Evans, associate professor of toxicology at the MU
College of Veterinary Medicine, is congratulated by his wife, Debbie,
and son, Will, after receiving the first of this year’s 2013 Williams
T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching. Evans said he felt honored and
humbled to win the award for something he loves to do — teach. “I love
MU. MU gave me the opportunity to come back into academia and fulfill
of Missouri Deputy Chancellor Mike Middleton and Commerce Bank Chairman
Jim Schatz of Commerce Bank today awarded one of the 2013 William T.
Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence to Tim Evans, an associate
professor of toxicology in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.
Schatz and a group of professors, administrators and staff surprised
Evans by honoring him with the Fellowship, which includes a $10,000 check.
Kemper Fellowships are awarded to five outstanding teachers at the
University of Missouri each year.
William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence were established in
1991 with a $500,000 gift. Kemper, a 1926 MU graduate, was a well-known
civic leader in Kansas City until his death in 1989. His 52-year career
in banking included top positions at banks in Missouri, Kansas and
Oklahoma. Commerce Bank manages the trust fund.