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Seashore receives lifetime achievement award

Karen SeashoreThe University Council for Educational Administration's (UCEA) Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Karen Seashore, Ph.D., who is a professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development. This award was instituted by UCEA in 1992 for the purpose of recognizing senior professors in the field of educational administration whose professional lives have been characterized by extraordinary commitment, excellence, leadership, productivity, generosity, and service.

Seashore is the author of numerous significant publications including books, book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers. She has served as professor, chair, and associate dean at the University of Minnesota since 1987. She has also served as visiting scholar at Rijksuniversiteit van Utrecht as well as lecturer at Harvard University. Seashore received her Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University in 1975 and her B.A. in history from Swarthmore College in 1967. During her long, illustrious career, Seashore has mentored numerous educational leadership and policy scholars.

All of UCEA's annual awards will be presented at its 23rd Annual Convention in Anaheim, CA on November 19, 2009 at its UCEA Awards Luncheon. The University Council for Educational Administration is a consortium of research universities with doctoral programs in educational leadership and policy. The dual mission of UCEA is to improve the preparation of educational leaders and promote the development of professional knowledge in school improvement and administration. UCEA headquarters is currently hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.

For more information about the impact of high-quality leadership preparation, visit UCEA's web site at http://www.ucea.org/ or Michelle D. Young at 512-475-8592 or michelleyoung@austin.utexas.edu.

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