The Donna Shavlik Award honors an individual whose leadership, both at colleges and universities and in national positions, has demonstrated a sustained and continuing committment to the advancement of women through actions or initiatives enhancing women's leadership development, career development, campus climate, and mentoring opportunities of and for women.
This award was established by ACE in 1999 to honor the long and outstanding service of Donna Shavlik, past director of ACE’s former Office of Women in Higher Education. The award honors an individual whose leadership demonstrates a sustained commitment to advancing women in higher education through actions or initiatives enhancing women’s leadership and career development, campus climate, and mentoring of women at both the state and national levels.
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Past Award Recipients
||Judy Genshaft, President, University of South Florida|
||Lucie Lapovsky, President, Lapovsky Consulting|
||Madlyn Hanes, Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses for The Pennsylvania State University|
||Elaine P. Maimon, Governors State University (IL)|
||Karen Haynes, President, California State University San Marcos|
||Beverly Daniel Tatum, President, Spelman College (GA)|
||Susan L. Perry, Senior Advisor, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation|
||Blenda J. Wilson, President Emerita, California State University, Northridge Educational Policy Consultant & Board Chair, HERS|
||Peggy Ryan Williams, President Emerita, Ithaca College (NY)|
||Adrian Tinsley, President Emerita, Bridgewater State College (MA)|
||Yolanda T. Moses, Past President of the American Anthropological Association (VA), Professor of Anthropology and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Excellence at the University of California, Riverside|
||Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami|
||Caryn McTighe Musil, Senior Vice President, Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) (DC)|
||Bette E. Landman, President, Arcadia University (PA)|
||Bernice (Bunny) Sandler, Senior Scholar, Women's Research and Education Institute (DC)|
||Cynthia Secor, Founder, Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration Bryn Mawr College (PA) and HERS New England Management Institute for Women in Higher Education, Wellesley College (MA)|
||Jan Holmgren, President, Mills College (CA)|
||Judy Touchton, former Associate Director, ACE's former Office of Women in Higher Education|
||Donna Shavlik, former Director, ACE's former Office of Women in Higher Education |