Jacqueline Grennan Wexler Honors, Awards, and Career Highlights

Black and white photograph portrait of President Wexler1963: 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

Color photo of Jacqueline Grennan Wexler, doctorate regalia


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.