Honors and Awards Bestowed on a Trio of African American Administrators in Higher Education

Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, has received the Eldridge W. Roark, Jr. Meritorious Service Award from the national leadership society Omicron Delta Kappa for her contributions to the organization. Dr. Glover holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, and a master’s degree and a doctorate in higher education administration from the College of William & Mary.

A. Eugene Washington, chancellor for health affairs, and president and chief executive officer for Duke University Health System, has received the University of California San Francisco Medal, the institution’s highest honor. The medal is award to individuals who have attained preeminence in the fields associated with the university and its missions: education, research, health care, and local and global community service. Dr. Washington was recognized for his dedication to improving health care. He holds a medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.

Tony Allen, provost and executive vice president of historically Black Delaware State University, has received the 2018 Civic Leadership Award from the Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic. The award recognized Dr. Allen’s contributions in the development of civic and community engagements, and for inspiring a culture of engagement that has been instrumental in the overall success of campus-community collaborations at the university. Dr. Allen holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a doctorate in urban affairs and public policy from the University of Delaware.

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