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AASCU HIGHLIGHTS

STATE OF THE UNION REACTION
AASCU President Muriel Howard responded to President Obama's State of the Union Address. Read Statement


NOMINATIONS DUE FOR AASCU LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
The nominations deadline is approaching for AASCU’s Becoming a Provost Academy and Executive Leadership Academy. Learn more at aascu.org/LeadershipDevelopment/

 

Programs

Georgia College
Georgia College is hosting the third Newell Visiting Scholar, Dr. Mab Segrest. A writer and social activist with a diverse background in academia and working for various social justice organizations, Seagrest’s work during the spring semester revolves around Central State Hospital, which opened in 1842 as Georgia’s first public psychiatric hospital. The Martha Daniel Newell Visiting Scholar program was established in 2011. Read more

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Worth Noting

College Degree Search recently listed the top 25 “Most Amazing Campus Arts Centers,” and the list includes a number of AASCU members. Read more

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Awards and Honors

Arkansas State University
The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas presented Ruth A. Hawkins, PhD, director of the Arkansas Heritage Sites program at Arkansas State University, with the Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award was based on her work in preservation, tourism and education.
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University of Central Florida
The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology awarded biology professor Linda Walters the M. Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science Education. Walters, a longtime biology professor and director of the UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty, received her award at the SICB annual conference. Read more

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