Nov. 22, 2019
The University trustees and Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz have presented the board’s highest honor to three alumni. Kel Landis III ’79, James Arthur “Art” Pope ’78 and Teresa Holland Williams ’77 are this year’s recipients...Read More
April 29, 2019
Three faculty members — Kathleen M. Harris, Jodi Magness and Bryan L. Roth — have been elected into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Harris is a Distinguished Professor of sociology, Magness is Kenan...Read More
April 24, 2019
In recognition of their “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions,” six University employees will receive the 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards. Chosen from campuswide nominations by Interim Chancellor Kevin M Guskiewicz, the recipients will...Read More
Six employees of the University have been selected for the 2017 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff.
The late C. Knox Massey ’25 of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In 1984, he joined the families of his son, Knox Massey Jr. ’59, and daughter, Kay Massey Weatherspoon, to create the Massey-Weatherspoon fund. Income from the fund supports the Massey Awards and Carolina Seminars. Due to endowment growth, the 2017 Massey Award winners each will receive a $10,000 stipend, an increase of $2,500 over previous years.
This year’s recipients, chosen from campus-wide nominations, are: