Mary E. Lyons, PhD, to Receive Leadership Award
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Leadership California -- Mary E. Lyons, PhD, president of the University of San Diego, will join honorees Lorena Gonzalez and Carol Wallace on the podium on November 3 in San Diego to receive Leadership California's 20th Anniversary Academic Leadership Award.
Dr. Lyons has enjoyed rich and varied experiences as an academic leader, having served as a teacher, professor, and administrator. As president of the University of San Diego, she has led the university during a momentous period in which the institution has excelled academically, advanced athletically and grown in stature and substance. She has served as college president at two institutions of higher learning, and served as a U.S. Naval Reserve officer for 25 years, with assignments including teaching at the Naval Training Center in San Diego and appointments as a commanding officer. She is a fifth-generation Californian. By Carol Caley, Marketing Communications Director at Leadership California and Marketing Consultant.
Register now to attend and meet Dr. Lyons, as well as a slate of San Diego's women leaders.
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