"I am committed to bringing China to Knox. From history, culture, language or just some delicious dumplings, I try to treat my students and colleagues to some of the rich diversity of my homeland."
Years at Knox: 2006 to present
M.S., 2005, Western Illinois University.
B.A. Shanxi University-China.
Chinese language and culture.
Knox's Team X-Ray places second among 15 liberal arts colleges that competed in an intense regional contest involving programming teams from colleges and universities in five states.
Finals and term projects can be more than tests and papers, as Knox College faculty make engaging assignments and exams -- including design your own superhero -- to evaluate student academic achievements.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.