DENTON (UNT), Texas— University of North Texas College of Business Professor John Windsor received the Technology Challenge Award from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) at the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems.
The award was for leading an international faculty taskforce that assisted in the redesign of the organization’s website.
Founded in 1994, AIS is a professional organization whose purpose is to serve as the premier global organization for academics specializing in information systems.
Those considered for the award should make an extraordinary contribution in two or more of the following areas:
- Contribution to teaching and learning
- Contribution to research
- Contribution to service or other professional activities
- Innovation in design and presentation
- Contribution to creating a community of scholars
Windsor is a professor of information systems in the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences at UNT. He received his Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University in 1981. He has published more than six books and 60 articles.
“This award came as a complete surprise,” said Windsor. “It is always great to be recognized by your professional peers for the work you are doing.”
About UNT’s College of Business
With more than 5,600 students, UNT’s College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the nation and has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International since 1961.
With 112 full-time faculty members, the college offers 17 undergraduate degrees, 24 master’s degrees and 10 graduate certificate programs. Five centers and institutes in the College of Business create synergy among scholarship, research and teaching. Classes take place in the new 180,000-square-foot Business Leadership Building, which opened in 2011.
Students enhance their learning experience through student organizations, study abroad programs, internships and the Professional Leadership Program to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today's technological and global business environment.