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Karen E. Watkins inducted into hall of fame

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Karen Watkins

Karen E. Watkins, a professor and associate head of the lifelong education, administration and policy department in the College of Education, was inducted into the Academy of Human Resource Development Scholar Hall of Fame.

Induction into the Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by the academy. Only one scholar is inducted each year. Recipients must have a continuing record of scholarly productivity and have received the academy’s Outstanding Scholar Award.

Watkins pioneered the use of a learning and organization development lens in the human resource development field. She was inducted into the academy’s Scholar Hall of Fame on Feb. 22.