Werhane to receive Womens
Center Zintl Award
By Sarah Whitney
professor Patricia Werhane will receive the 2003 Elizabeth Zintl
Award, which recognizes her extensive service to the University.
the Peter and Adeline Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics and
adjunct professor of philosophy, will be honored Oct. 22 at 4:30
p.m. at a ceremony in Alderman Librarys McGregor Room.
is the sixth recipient of the Zintl Award, created by the U.Va.
Womens Center to honor the late writer and journalist who
served as chief of staff to President
John T. Casteen III until her death in 1997. Zintl honorees demonstrate
a high degree of professionalism, creativity and commitment that
mirrors Elizabeth Zintls contributions to the University.
Center director Sharon Davie said Werhane has brought
extraordinary insight, strength and breadth of vision to all her
endeavors whether as chair of the Faculty
Senate, as an outstanding professor at Darden, as a member
of the Universitys Womens Leadership Council or as
a national leader in the field of ethics.
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also was chairwoman of the Universitys Envision Integrity
initiative last year, where her expertise in business ethics was
especially helpful in guiding efforts to integrate honor and integrity
more fully into University life, according to vice president for
student affairs Patricia M. Lampkin.
Darden, Werhane has taken a leadership role in making the school
and its environs stronger for women. She has served on several
search committees, led female faculty in informal and formal gatherings
and been an advocate for womens concerns to the rest of
the Darden faculty.
networking ability to put people and resources together
to create and disseminate knowledge has made this University
a much more effective institution, said colleague R. Edward
Freeman, professor of business administration.
is limited for the award reception. Call 982-2361 to register.