Academic Leadership Award Recognizes Seven University Presidents

On September 12, Carnegie Corporation of New York named seven exceptional American college and university presidents as recipients of its 2017 Academic Leadership Award. The honor consists of $500,000 in support for each winner’s academic initiatives.

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Each honoree's institution receives a grant of $500,000 to be used toward the winner's academic initiatives. Candidates are chosen by an internal committee. The biennial award may not be applied for, and self-nominations are not accepted.

Awardees By Year:

2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005