The 2017 Faculty Senate’s Magister Optimus Award, which translates to “best teacher,” was presented to Dr. Syed Tariq Anwar, professor of marketing. The award recognizes outstanding faculty members who excel in every aspect of their work, and Anwar definitely epitomizes the Magister Optimus criteria. Dr. Anwar joined the College of Business in 1987 and has built an impressive record in teaching, research and service. He has earned numerous teaching awards as well as international recognition for his research. Anwar’s conference papers have taken him to 13 countries as a presenter and his list of credits for publications includes 13 in the last four years alone.