Jacqueline Grennan Wexler Honors, Awards, and Career Highlights

[Jacqueline Grennan Wexler]

1963: Appointed to the President's Advisory Panel on Research and Development in Education.
1964: Globe-Democrat Woman of Achievement
1965: Named to the Steering Committee of Project Head-Start, a program of the Office of Economic Opportunity.
1965: Member of the Education Task Force for the Peace Corps.
1965: "Newsmaker" award recipient of the St. Louis Chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, national honorary society for women in journalism
1966: Selected for the Academy of Missouri Squires
1967: Named Woman of Accomplishment, Harper's Bazaar.
1967: Named to the President's Task Force on Urban Educational Opportunities.
1968: First recipient of the New York University School of Education Annual Award for Creative Leadership in Education.
1968: Elizabeth Cutter Morrow Award from the YWCA.
1978: First woman elected to the board of directors of United Technologies Corporation.
1979: National Award of Distinction from the Alumni Association, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.
1980: First woman at the University of Pennsylvania to be named a Life Trustee.
1982: First woman president of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
1985: Distinguished Alumna/Alumnus Award, Webster University.
1988: Abram L. Sachar (BDAE) Silver Medallion of the National Women's Committee of Brandeis University.
1989: Albert Einstein Award, St. Louis chapter of the American Society for the Technion.
1990: International Executive of the Year Award, J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University.

Honorary degrees

[Jacqueline Grennan Wexler]

1966: Doctor of Humane Letters, Carnegie Institute of Technology.
1967: Doctor of Humane Letters, Colorado College.
1967: Doctor of Laws, Skidmore College.
1967: Doctor of Humanities, University of Michigan.
1968: Doctor of Humane Letters, Brandeis University.
1968: Doctor of Laws, Franklin and Marshall College.
1970: Doctor of Science, Central Michigan University.
1970: Doctor of Laws, Temple University.
1971: Doctor of Humane Letters, Syracuse University.
1975: Doctor of Laws, Smith College.
1979: Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Pennsylvania.
1990: Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College.
1991: Doctor of Humane Letters, University of South Florida.
2007: Doctor of Laws, Webster University.

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