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TWU's Ishee receives national organization's service award


DENTON — Dr. Jimmy H. Ishee, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Texas Woman’s University, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE) during the 2010 NAKPEHE 2010 Conference held Jan. 7-9 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Distinguished Service award is given annually to a NAKPEHE member who has a notable record of service to the organization. Dr. Ishee was the NAKPEHE vice president from 2005-2008 and served as the editor and associate editor of “The Chronicle of Physical Education in Higher Education” and as the associate editor for several NAKPEHE scholarly publications. He also delivered the Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture during the NAKPEHE 2009 annual conference.

Dr. Ishee has served as the dean of the TWU College of Health Sciences since 2005.

NAKPEHE is a national organization for professionals in kinesiology and physical education in higher education. Its purpose is to foster leadership in teaching, administration, policy, preparation for the professions and scholarship. For more information, visit

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