Kathy Fox wins 2009 Richman Award
Kathy Fox, Administrative Assistant for the Classics Department, was honored for her commitment to helping students as the winner of the 2009 Marlene F. Richman Award for Excellence and Dedication in Service to Students. The Office of the Vice President for Campus Life writes, ”as evidenced by the swelling campaign by students who have nominated Kathy for this award for several years, she has been and remains a major source of support for students in her department. Kathy is an exceptionally caring, professional, and kind member of our community.”
This is the second year that a member of the Division of Humanities has won the Richman Award. Last year’s winner, Juanita Denson retired shortly after receiving the award following over forty years of service to the University.
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