University of Washington (UW) Interim President Phyllis Wise has been selected by Asian Pacific Fund, a community foundation, as the recipient of the fifth annual Chang-Lin Tien Education Leadership Award. The UW is second among all public and private universities in research funding, attracting more than $1 billion in grants and contracts each year.
The awards program recognizes the professional accomplishments and leadership of Asian Americans in higher education. The program honors the legacy of Chang-Lin Tien, the first Asian American to head a major American research university. ♦