PROFESSOR Richard Lance Keeble, Acting Head of the Lincoln School of Journalism, has become the first academic at the University of Lincoln to a win a National Teaching Fellowship.
This is the top award a teacher can receive in higher education.
The prize, worth £10,000 for professional development, will be awarded at a ceremony at Middle Temple Hall, London, on October 5.
Professor Keeble who lives in Withcall, near Louth, was delighted to win such a prestigious award.
He said: “I have always had a passion for newspapers and tried to convey that passion within my teaching.
“I’ve always learnt a lot from my students and shared with them my knowledge and skills.”