One the greatest strengths of the College of Communication and Education is the outstanding faculty. Our faculty excel at engaging students in teaching, research, and service. The college boasts the majority of faculty designated as Master Teachers by the university. Numerous college faculty have received Professional Achievement Honors, Lantis Professorships, and the highest awards given by the university, the Outstanding Professor, Teacher, and Service Awards. Several faculty have also received national awards for scholarship, teaching, and service. This reputation for teaching excellence is also accompanied by leadership in research and securing external funding. The faculty in the college have been awarded between 3 and 6 million dollars in grants and contracts annually over the last decade.