University of Wisconsin–Madison

Shank named Herbert and Evelyn Howe Bascom Professor

September 2008


Michael Shank was named a Herbert and Evelyn Howe Bascom Professor in Integrated Liberal Studies for 2008-2010. The professorship honors contributions Evelyn Howe, emerita lecturer in ILS, and Herbert Howe, professor emeritus of classics and ILS, made to the Ford Scholars program in the 1950s, to ILS, and to undergraduate education at UW-Madison. ILS gives the award every other year to individuals who make ongoing contributions to ILS and who have enhanced student learning.