Franklin University has named Bob D'Andrea of Westerville as a winner of its Robert L. Bailey Teaching Award.

Franklin University has named Bob D'Andrea of Westerville as a winner of its Robert L. Bailey Teaching Award.

D'Andrea has been with Franklin University for the past six years, primarily teaching the UNIX system administration course, both online and face-to-face. D'Andrea received his undergraduate degrees from Franklin University and Otterbein University and his master's in computer science from the University of Dayton. His professional career spans four decades in the public and private sector, primarily in the telecommunications industry.

The Robert L. Bailey Teaching Award is determined each trimester by Franklin's graduating class.

Students select a faculty member who has challenged them intellectually and guided them in finding the significance of course content as it related to them both professionally and personally.