On September 8, 2015, The New American Colleges & Universities (NAC&U) announced that FI Director Cathy N. Davidson will receive their prestigious Ernest L. Boyer Award for her contributions to American higher education.
According to their announcement:
The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U) will present its 6th annual Ernest L. Boyer Award to Cathy N. Davidson, a leading interdisciplinary and technology scholar, at the AAC&U Annual Meeting opening night forum on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The Ernest L. Boyer Award pays tribute to Boyer’s legacy by honoring others who are making significant contributions to American higher education.
“I am deeply honored to receive the Boyer Award from NAC&U. All of higher education demands a new form of liberal arts that integrates interdisciplinary thinking throughout the curriculum, in order to insure the most expansive, diverse, multicultural education for the complex and changing world our students face today. The Boyer Award exemplifies that deep commitment to learning that lasts a lifetime,” said Davidson, Distinguished Professor in the City University of New York (CUNY)’s Graduate Center’s English Ph.D. program and director of the Futures Initiative, a CUNY-wide program that promotes greater equity and innovation in higher education.
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