Saint Louis University
Avis Meyer


courses taught: CMM 140, CMM 210, CMM 311, CMM 313, CMM 314, CMM 416, CMM 342, CMM 444
phone: 314-977-3189
fax: 314-977-3195
office hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. & intermittently Fri. 2 - 4 p.m. & by apt.

Member of the
SLU community
since 1974
Degree: Ph.D., English
Saint Louis University
Degree: M.A., English
Southeast Missouri State University/Missouri University
Copy Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1982-2005); Editor, Eads Bridge Literary Review
Publications: Saint Louis Journalism Review: book reviews, 2008, 2009; profile piece, 2010
and Speaking 
Phoenix University, Earth City, December, 2009: Advanced Writing; Journalism "Boot Camp" Seminar, SLU, Jan. 2010; Editing
Honors and 
1986 Nancy McNeir Ring Award for Teaching Excellence / 1989 Campus Adviser of the Year / 1990 Missouri Collegiate Newspaper Association Adviser of the Year / 1990 alumni survey identified him as one of the 10 most "memorable, influential, and effective teachers" at SLU / 1993 Office of Student Life honored him by establishing an annual award - the Avis Meyer Outstanding Adviser Award / February 2001 establishment of the Avis Meyer U. News Staff and Alumni Scholarship / May 2001 Mary Bruemmer Award from the Student Government Association / 2004 SGA Excellence in Teaching Award / 2007 College of Arts & Science's Chauncey E. Finch Award for Excellence in Mentoring / 2009 Missouri Professional Communicators' Lifetime Achievement Award / 2009 the Missouri Collegiate Media Association named its first-place trophy, which will reside each year with the winning college newspaper, the Avis Meyer Perpetual Trophy Award
Adviser and/or mentor to the staff of the University News, since Nixon was president.
Higher purpose. Greater good.
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