Bethany Professor Adam Fletcher Named Mathematics Teacher of the Year

BETHANY, W.Va. – Adam Fletcher, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been named the 2014 College/University Mathematics Teacher of the Year by the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Fletcher was recognized by his peers at the annual meeting of the WVCTM on March 14. His colleagues at the meeting discussed his achievements, including his work preparing four-year plans for students. His guidance and patient manner have allowed many students to complete their programs with little complication, they said.fletcher.jpgFletcher is advisor to department honor societies Kappa Mu Epsilon and Upsilon Pi Epsilon, as well as the Math and Computer Science Club. He played an instrumental part in the development of the department’s Placement Exam, a resource needed in order to assist students with an appropriate beginning in their study of mathematics.

Fletcher graduated from Bethany in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, and then earned a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from John Carroll University. He completed additional studies at the University of Georgia. He returned to the faculty of the College in 2006, and he is currently pursuing a doctorate at West Virginia University.

Fletcher serves the Boy Scouts community, attends many student functions, and has worked with Theatre Department performances.

Bethany College is a small college of national distinction located on a picturesque and historic 1,300-acre campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Founded in 1840, Bethany is the state’s oldest private college.