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IHE faculty member receives Suslow Scholar Award

Karen Webber

Karen Webber, an associate professor of higher education in UGA’s Institute of Higher Education, recently received the 2018 Sidney Suslow Scholar Award from the Association for Institutional Research.

The Suslow Award is the highest honor AIR bestows on an individual. This is the fourth Suslow Award presented to a faculty member from the University of Georgia.

AIR is the world’s largest professional association for professionals who engage in higher education institutional research and decision support. Each year, AIR celebrates a member who has made extraordinary contributions through scholarly work to the field of institutional research and advanced understanding of the profession in a meaningful way. Webber was nominated and selected for this honor by her AIR peers.

Webber also received the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of College and University Planners in 2016 for her collaborative work in
creating the SCUP Planning Institute.