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 12 years, Sarah Goddard Power worked tirelessly to advance the position of women and minorities in faculty and administrative roles.
Each year, the Sarah Goddard Power Distinguished Service Award is given to a University of Michigan faculty member who demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the betterment of women and who have demonstrated a clear record of success and significant achievement in research and scholarship, distinguished leadership, and mentoring women. This year, Sally Camper, Professor in Human Genetics, was one of only three University of Michigan faculty to receive this award. An award ceremony will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm at the Michigan League, Henderson Room.