Ph.D. '81, '84
Dr. Richard Featheringham taught business communication and business writing for the Department of Business Information Systems at Central Michigan from 1971 through 2007.
He has given over 100 presentations on the national and international level and has researched and written extensively in the areas of business communication, business ethics, business information systems, and methodology for teaching. He has written over 5O research-based articles and has authored or co-authored 7 textbooks.
Dr. Featheringham received the Excellence in Teaching award from CMU, the Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award (CMU),the College of Business Ameritech Excellence in Teaching Award (CMU),and the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award from the National Court Reporters Association. Before coming to CMU, he received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award, Alumni Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, and Outstanding Teacher in the College of Business Administration Award at Kent State University.
Dr. Featheringham has taught summer sessions at ten universities, including the University of Alaska, the University of New Brunswick in Canada, and Catholic University of America.