News from the College of Business and Leadership
Dr. Mark Bannister - 2009 Pilot Award Winner
Dr. Mark Bannister received the Pilot Award - Fort Hays State University's most prestigious
faculty award for teaching, scholarship, and research during the spring 2009 Commencement Ceremonies.
Bannister has taught courses at Fort Hays State University since 1993, is an active and well respected
scholar and has provided significant service to the State of Kansas. At the time of the award,
Bannister was Chair of the Department of Information Networking and Telecommunications and taught such
courses as "Law of Cyberspace," "Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in Information Networking," and
"Capstone in Information Networking." In July 2009, Bannister was named Dean of the College of
Business and Leadership at Fort Hays State University.