Michigan James A. Davenport Award of Merit
This award is given annually to honor a member who has given a significant
The award is presented at the June meeting of the MAHE Executive Committee. The recipient receives a plaque and has his/her name added to the permanent record of recipients displayed at MEA headquarters in East Lansing, Michigan.
Nominations for the James A. Davenport Award of Merit are award due April 1, 2012.
MEA leader honored with national higher education award
Gloria Wagener from Saginaw Valley State University was presented with the James Davenport Award by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) at its conference last month. This national award recognizes Wagener’s career of accomplishments working on behalf of higher education members of MEA and NEA.
The Davenport Award honors James Davenport (1938–1989), a faculty member at Washtenaw Community College and the first president of the National Council for Higher Education. He worked tirelessly for over two decades for higher education faculty and programs within the NEA and internationally. His dedication to the higher education community and belief that all educators must work together as one family (pre-K–G) are memorialized in this award.
Updated: November 22, 2011 10:30 AM