Professor Honored by International Graphic Arts Education Association

Dr. David Dailey photo

The International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) has honored an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member for his accomplishments and service to the Association.

Dr. David W. Dailey, graphic communications professor in EKU’s Department of Applied Engineering & Technology, received the Fred J. Hartman Award, which is given annually to an IGAEA member who has devoted many years of service to the Association and is nationally recognized through contributions in graphic arts teaching, research and/or service.

A member of the EKU faculty since 1989, Dailey teaches graphic communication courses including printing processes, flexography, and screen and graphic imaging. He is also a member of the graduate faculty and teaches Occupational Methods.

He was presented the 2007-08 Student Affairs Distinguished Service Award for his work advising freshmen. Also, he has served as chair of the State Communications Standards Committee for Secondary Education. He has most recently served as a member of the steering committee and writer of the new orientation text, “Explore, Evaluate, Expand, Express.

Dailey has served two terms as President of the IGAEA, has presented at annual conferences and contributed articles for the Visual Communications Journal. He co-hosted the 2009 IGAEA annual conference on the EKU campus and was presented the Frederick D. Kagy Award in 2009 for outstanding leadership and contributions to IGAEA.

He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial education and an educational specialist degree from Clemson University, and a doctoral degree in education from the University of Kentucky.

Published on August 23, 2011