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Honorary AlumniTwo beloved members of the Berry faculty have been granted honorary membership in the Berry Alumni Association. Provost Kathy Richardson and Dana Professor of Government Peter Lawler were recognized at the gala celebration held during Alumni Weekend. Richardson has served on the communication faculty since 1986; Lawler first came to Berry in 1979. Both have won the respect of countless alumni while earning acclaim as teachers and scholars during their distinguished careers.

Richardson recently made headlines as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Lawler, meanwhile, is in the early stages of a two-year appointment to the Georgia State Advisory Committee for the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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Peter LawlerDana Professor of Government and International Studies Peter Lawler has been appointed to a two-year term on the Georgia State Advisory Committee for the United States Commission on Civil Rights. He is one of 14 members representing a variety of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives who will focus their attention on immigration and other issues of importance to their fellow Georgians.

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