Assistant professor Frits Claassen has been chosen as Teacher of the Year 2012. This was announced during the students’ council’s New Year drinks party on Tuesday evening.
Claassen will receive a bronze replica of The Teacher, the art work in front of the Leeuwenborch building where he lectures. He and the other nominees will also receive 2,500 euros, a certificate and the jury report.
In the race for the title 'Teacher of the year' Claassen beat Jan Willem van Groenigen, Ljiljana Rodic-Wiersma, Marthijn Sonneveld and Huub Savelkoul.