Nancy Richey Awarded New Faculty Scholarship

Nancy RicheyNancy Richey was recently awarded a New Faculty Scholarship to pursue research into the the life of an influential Kentucky musician, Moses Rager. Rager is credited with teaching Merle Travis the unique thumb-finger picking style, that has influenced a generation of guitarists. The award is available to new faculty members within three years of appointment, and “provides project operating support of up to $4,000 to regular, full-time, tenure-track Western Kentucky University faculty for research and creative activity. Western Kentucky University’s mission focuses on scholarship in its four forms — discovery, integration, application, and teaching — thus, all professional activity by faculty, regardless of the discipline, is encompassed in this definition of scholarship.”


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25 Responses to Nancy Richey Awarded New Faculty Scholarship

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    Wow Nancy! That is great!

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