A&S Hall of Honor Induction and Reception

2010 inductions to the A&S Hall of Honor
When Feb 25, 2010
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Speed Art Museum
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Contact Phone 502-852-6490
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Four new members will be inducted into the A&S Hall of Honor on Thursday, February 25, 2010. The 6 p.m. induction ceremony at the Speed Art Museum is free and open to the public, but reservations are required by calling the A&S Dean's office at 502-852-6490. Following the inductions, Dean Hudson will host a reception in the Speed Museum Sculpture Court featuring music by the Jerry Tolson Trio.

The 2010 honorees:

  • Lucy M. Freibert, English professor emerita. A champion of gender equity and racial equality, she taught UofL's first women's studies course and helped establish the women's and gender studies department and UofL's Women's Center. She received the Trustees Award in 1991 for her impact on students. Full bio: Lucy M. Freibert, A&S Hall of Honor
  • Eliza Atkins Gleason, former head librarian, teacher and library department founder at UofL's segregated Louisville Municipal College, later was absorbed into the College of Arts and Sciences. Considered the first African American to earn a library science doctorate, she died in 2009. Full bio: Eliza Atkins Gleason, A&S Hall of Honor
  • Gerhard Herz, professor emeritus and music history department chair for 22 years. The renowned Bach scholar was a founding member of the American Bach Society and Louisville Chamber Music Society and a 20-year board member of the Louisville Orchestra. He died in 2000. Full bio: Gerhard Herz, A&S Hall of Honor
  • Phil Laemmle, former political science and liberal studies chair and professor emeritus. He also served as university ritualist, presiding over more than 30 commencements and two UofL presidential inaugurations. He got UofL's first Trustees Award in 1989 for his impact on students. Full bio: Phil Laemmle, A&S Hall of Honor

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