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Legacy of Excellence Award

Honor from the Emerit Society

Recipients of the Emerit Society Legacy of Excellence Award are role models for retirees. The award recognizes sustained contributions to academia; continued service to the university, community and mankind; and personal accomplishments in retirement.

Professor Emeritus, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs

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Previous recipients

2023Nicholas Lovrich, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
2022Nancy Magnuson, School of Molecular Biosciences
2021Nicolas K. Kiessling, English
2020Donald Matteson
2019Diane Gillespie, English
2018Paul Barkley, agricultural economics
2017Albert von Frank, English and American Studies
2016Robert Ackerman, anthropology
2015George Hinman, agricultural economics
2014Norman K. Whittlesey, agricultural economics
2013James F. Short, Jr., sociology

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