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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sydney Cross ’10 Receives Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

June 22, 2010 - Sydney Cross, a member of the Green Class of 2010, has been selected as one of twenty recipients of the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, this highly-competitive fellowship provides both scholarship funding and internship experience for young people to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. The Rangel Fellowship provides up to $28,000 annually for tuition, room, board and a stipend for a two-year master’s degree in international affairs; each fellow is then assigned a three-year appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. Continue reading

President McGuire to Receive AAUP’s Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom

June 8, 2010 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire will receive the Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom from the American Association of University Professors on June 12 at the AAUP’s annual meeting. This is the AAUP’s most prestigious award and is given to an American college or university administrator in recognition of an outstanding contribution to academic freedom during the preceding year. President McGuire was selected for this award for her 2009 Commencement remarks at Trinity, in which she denounced the “religious vigilantism” of those who opposed President Barack Obama’s Commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, and defended the principle of academic … Continue reading

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