Honors for a Trio of Women Academics

Dorothy Yates, associate vice president for research at the University of Wyoming, received the Herbert B. Chermside Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration from the Society of Research Administrators (SRA). Mike MaCallister, president of SRA, stated, Dorothy is the avatar of a research administrator.”

Yates has been on the staff at the University of Wyomong since 2008. Previously, she was vice chancellor for research administration at the University of Colorado-Denver.

Katherine Bergeron, professor of music and dean of the college at Brown University, received the 2011 Otto Kinkeldey Award, the highest honor bestowed by the American Musicology Society. She was honored for her book, Voice Lessons: French Melodie in the Belle Epoque (Oxford University Press).

Professor Bergeron also received the Deems Taylor Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers for the same book.

Cynthia Carlton Thompson, professor of graphic communication systems and technological studies at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was honored for Exemplary and Outstanding Services by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering.

A graduate of North Carolina A&T, Dr. Thompson earned a master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a doctorate in vocational and technical education from Virginia Tech.

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