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BW's Richard Little Named Ohio's Outstanding Math Professor

Dr. Richard A. Little, professor of math and computer science at Baldwin Wallace University received the Award for Distinguished College/University Teaching of Mathematics from the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America.  The award recognizes one faculty member from the State of Ohio each year for exemplary mathematics teaching.  The award was presented at the meeting of the Ohio organization during their meeting at Kent State University April 16-17.

Little has been a professor of math at Baldwin Wallace since 1975. In addition to classes strictly related to mathematics and computer science, he has taught Honors classes as well as “Enduring Questions for an Intercultural World,” a course required of all students in their freshman or sophomore year. He has received the Strosacker Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Student Senate Faculty Excellence Award from BW.

He holds a Ph.D. from Kent State University, masters’ degrees from Harvard and Johns Hopkins universities and a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University.

In addition to his responsibilities at BW, Little is active in the leadership of several professional organizations: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America and Ohio Mathematics Education Leadership Council.

A man of many interests, he has taught in India and Nigeria, rafted the white water of the Grand Canyon, and walked the Great Wall of China.


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