2007 Annual Meeting
THE REAL TEST:
Liberal Education and Democracy’s Big Questions
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who are committed to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others, and who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education.
The awards are sponsored by K. Patricia Cross, Professor Emerita of Higher Education at the University of California-Berkeley. From 1996 through 2005, the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards were administered by the American Association for Higher Education, where Professor Cross had served as Chair of AAHE’s Board of Directors.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities is pleased to continue the tradition of this prestigious award, and we are proud to present this year's recipients.
Recipients of the 2007 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:
Kasey Baker, English, University of Tennessee
Bethany Bowling, Interdisciplinary Studies - Biology Education, University of Cincinnati
Amy Cass, Sociology, University of Delaware
Stephanie Milling-Robbins, Dance and Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University
Evelyn Perry, Sociology, Indiana University
Margaret Post, Social Policy, Brandeis University
Tarsem Purewal, Computer Science, University of Georgia
Sarah Wise, Evolutionary Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder
About K. Patricia Cross
K. Patricia Cross is Professor of Higher Education Emerita of the University of California at Berkeley, as well as an author of seven books on classroom teaching, learning, and assessment. Her distinguished career in higher education began as Assistant Dean of Women at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, then continued as Dean of Students at Cornell. She served as Distinguished Research Scientist at the Educational Testing Service; Professor and Chair of the Department of Administration, Planning, and Social Policy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education; and then as David Pierpont Gardner Professor of Education at the University of California, Berkeley.
Patricia Cross is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and was twice chair of the Board of the American Association for Higher Education. She is a member of the National Academy of Education, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Berkeley Public Library and Elderhostel, Inc.
For more information, contact Suzanne Hyers at (202) 387-3760.