College Park, Md. April 10, 2007 The Academy of Marketing Science has honored Roland Rust, chair of the marketing department at the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business, with its top award the 2007 Cutco/Vector Distinguished Marketing Educator Award. Rust will receive the award on May 25, at the academys annual conference in Coral Gables, Fla.
Rust has held the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing since he joined the Smith School in May 2000. He also is executive director of the Center for Excellence in Service, a center he founded at the school in 2000.