James W. Begun

Health Policy & Management
School of Public Health

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 45

Professor James Begun is nationally recognized for his scholarship and leadership in making professional education more student-centered by building curricula around the knowledge, skills, and values required for effective workplace performance. For more than two decades, his engagement with students in management and leadership courses at the University of Minnesota has fostered the careers of thousands of graduates and significantly enhanced their ability to make a positive and significant difference in their organizations and communities.