Dennis D. Lane, Ph.D.
USPS Mailing Address:
The University of Kansas
2150 Learned Hall
1530 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
4112-B Learned Hall
Voice: (785) 864-2942
Fax: (785) 864-5379
- B.S. G.E., Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
- M.S. , Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973
- Ph.D. , Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976
- First Year as Faculty at KU:
- Professional Registration:
A university-distinguished professorship is awarded wholly on the basis of merit, following exacting criteria; demographic factors and years of service are not taken into account. Therefore, it is not surprising that the number is small – almost 60 – for the entire university.
A nominee must be truly distinguished as a scholar, ranking among the top scholars in the United States for his or her particular field, and possessing an international reputation of excellence. However, an exemplary scholarly record is not enough; a pre-eminent ability to teach must always complement it.
Accordingly, the nominee must have a proven record of interest in the growth and success of students, colleagues, and institutions. Further, the nominee must show engagement in inter-disciplinary work, and participate in university affairs. Indeed a Distinguished Professor serves not only the university, but the local community and state as well.