Sally Fortenberry, department chair and professor in the Department of Fashion Merchandising, was named a Piper Professor of 2023 for the state of Texas by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Fortenberry joins the elite group of only 13 TCU professors to receive the prestigious honor.
“I am humbled to be recognized among other esteemed educators across the state of Texas for teaching and mentoring students every day,” Fortenberry said. “Teaching is my calling and has been my career from which I have reaped great satisfaction for over 35 years. The success of my students is how I gauge my own success as an educator, and I consider them all to be outstanding.”
The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation founded the Piper Professor awards in 1958 to recognize 10 professors each year across Texas for their outstanding scholarly achievement and dedication to the teaching profession.Read More