The ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion has announced that Dr. Neal A. Lester of Ahwatukee is the 2016 recipient of the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Award. Lester is the founding director of the award-winnning Project Humanities initiative and a foundation professor of English at Arizona State University. The committee, in its announcement, highlighted Lester's dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion at Arizona State University. Rachel Kemmerle, committee co-chair, noted Lester's hard work and persistence in making campus environments an enriching, positive one for all students, faculty, and stuff.
Lester and other nominees and award recipents will be honored at a breakfast event on April 13, from 9-10:30 a.m., at the Karsten Golf Course's Thunderbird Patio in Tempe.
Source : Ahwatukee Foothills News
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