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Awards and Honors

President Schapiro has received the following awards for his contributions to higher education:

  • Maimonides Award, Hillel International, 2019
  • Member, National Academy of Education, Elected 2017
  • 2015 Posse Star: presented to a college president who has made a significant impact in the field of education (Posse Foundation)
  • 2015 Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA) President’s Award: presented to a college President who has, over a sustained period, advanced the quality of student life on campus by supporting the institution’s student affairs staff and initiatives
  • Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2013
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Elected 2010
  • Honorary Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford, 2009
  • Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, Wesleyan University, 2008
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Hofstra University, 2006
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Amherst College, 2001
  • Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, Williams College, 2000
  • Recipient of the Association of Trojan Leagues Outstanding Service Award, University of Southern California, 2000
  • Recipient of the Award for Alumni Achievement, Hofstra University, 1999
  • Recipient of the Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 1999
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, 1997
  • Recipient of the Albert S. Raubenheimer Senior Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service, University of Southern California, 1994
  • Recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1978