The Brigham Young University Division of Continuing Education has honored three professors for exemplary work in teaching and service.
Daniel H. Ludlow, former dean of religious instruction at BYU, received the distinguished service award for his major and consistent contribution to the division, said Richard Henstrom, associate dean of continuing education.N. Dale Wright, professor of public administration, was honored with an award for excellence in teaching and for his commitment to the adult student.
Lowell R. Tingey, instructor of religious instruction at Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho, received the distinguished teaching award, given periodically to a special faculty member not at BYU.
Ludlow is noted for directing Study Abroad programs, Lands of the Scriptures workshops in Israel and Mediterranean cruises, and for his instruction during Education Week, Education Day and Know Your Religion programs.
He recently retired as director of Correlation Review for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is serving as editor-in-chief for the new multi-volume work The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.
Wright, director of the master of public administration program at BYU, is a consultant to hospitals, universities, the LDS Church and the governor's office. Since 1974 he has been teacher and director of many programs at the BYU Salt Lake Center. He is also director of the Executive MPA Program.
Tingey is a lecturer for Education Week programs, Adult Religion Classes, Know Your Religion, Especially For Youth, youth conferences and many other BYU Continuing Education programs.
He has directed numerous travel study tours to church history and American heritage sites as well as Israel, Egypt and Jordan.