2023 Scholars of the College

Valerie Belair-Gagnon, Vicente Diaz,  and Joshua Page

Congratulations to CLA's Scholars of the College:

The Scholar of the College award is presented annually by the College of Liberal Arts to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievement by faculty in the college. Scholars of the College are chosen on the basis of past accomplishments and contributions in the areas of scholarly research or other creative work, teaching, and service, and the promise of further achievement. 

Scholars of the College are faculty members whose scholarship and/or creative work has a significant impact on their field(s). They are scholars who have taken intellectual risks and whose work has achieved a high level of distinction, and has transformed, or promises to transform, the ways in which knowledge is constructed in a particular discipline or set of disciplines. Past recipients of the Scholar of the College award include some of CLA's most distinguished and accomplished scholars and artists.

Support for Research & Creative Work

* denotes Waldfogel Scholars of the College. Funding for Melvin and Gertrude Waldfogel Scholars of the College is provided by the Waldfogel Family Foundation at the direction of Asher, Sabra, and Joel Waldfogel. The fund honors their mother, Gertrude, and their father, Melvin, who was a long-time faculty member in the Department of Art History.

Funding for Scholars of the College is provided by alumni and champions of the liberal arts. To date, more than 250 gifts have been received to recognize and advance outstanding achievements in liberal arts teaching, research, and creative work. 

CLA faculty and staff have been awarded many prestigious awards. Visit our Faculty of Distinction page to learn more.



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