Monday, July 16, 2012

Bill Kennedy Receives SUNY Honor

William Kennedy was named the first honorary inductee of the newly established SUNY Distinguished Academy, which honors the achievements of SUNY faculty throughout the state, in a a ceremony last May.

Bill is pictured here with SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and UAlbany President George Philip.

Created this year, the Academy is intended to encourage a renewed commitment to quality instruction, service on campuses, and strong leadership development for new faculty throughout the state university system.

Zimpher said, "“It is only fitting that SUNY bring together its distinguished faculty to help raise the bar for academic excellence throughout the system. By establishing the academy, the Board paves the way for increased contribution to the SUNY mission on behalf of this group, and expands its honor of their extensive accomplishments.”