January 26, 2017

2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award to Dr. Sofia Merajver

All are invited to the Academic Women's Caucus presentation of the Sarah Goddard Power Awards at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in the Henderson Room of the Michigan League.
Dr. Sofia Merajver has been chosen as a Sarah Goddard Power Award recipient for 2016-2017. 
This prestigious award is given to individuals who demonstrate scholarship, leadership and support of women faculty, staff and students.
Please join us in congratulating her.

About the award: Sarah Goddard Power was widely acclaimed as a major contributor to the advancement of higher education, an advocate for affirmative action and human rights, and a champion of freedom for the international press.  As a Regent of the University of Michigan for more than twelve years, Sarah Goddard Power worked tirelessly to advance the position of women and minorities in faculty and administrative roles.  Regent Sarah Goddard Power originally suggested that the Academic Women's Caucus present awards to such individuals which began in 1984.  In 1988 Regent Philip H. Power graciously consented to allow the Academic Women's Caucus to rename this award the Academic Women's Caucus Sarah Goddard Power Award.