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Award Named to Honor Jerry G. Gaff '58

April 4, 2005

jerry gaff.jpgApril 4, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Jerry G. Gaff, senior scholar at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and 1958 graduate of DePauw University, is being honored by the Association for General and Liberal Studies, which named its faculty award in his honor. The Jerry G. Gaff Faculty Awards recognize faculty members who make significant contributions to general and liberal education on their campuses. Nominations for the award are now being accepted; the recipient will be announced in October.

Gaff, who received a Ph.D. in psychology from Syracuse University, previously served on the faculties of five institutions and was dean of the College of Liberal Arts and acting president of Hamline University. He has authored numerous books including Toward Faculty Renewal, General Education Today, and New Life for the College Curriculum and co-edited the Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum.

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