Rick Hess' "Straight Up" column at Education Week revealed its 2020 list of the top 200 "Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings," and Dr. Ron Zimmer is among the prestigious set. He placed 171st on the list, which selects two hundred scholars from a pool of "20,000 or more who might qualify," wrote Rick Hess. A 29 member selection committee processes the nominees and ranks them based on media exposure, mentions, syllabi and other measures reflecting popular public notice.
Our graduates often go on to well-respected, valuable and impressive careers. Kate Shanks ('06) is no exception. On Monday November 11, 2019 she was named VP of Public Affairs for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. We congratulate her on this deserved appointment and look forward to a stellar career.
A Kentuckian whose career has touched the highest levels of government and politics over the course of four decades, Robert M. (Mike) Duncan of Inez, will be inducted into the Kentucky Public Service Hall of Fame on November 22 at Spindletop Hall in Lexington.
As part of the recent Wendell Ford Public Policy Lecture, the Martin School marked the eve of next year’s 100th anniversary of women suffrage by recognizing 10 modern-day Kentucky Women Trailblazers for outstanding achievements in their respective careers. See the honorees inside.