Pat Leigh receives Thomas B. Thielen award
May 4, 2017
Pat Leigh, a professor emeritus in the School of Education, received the 2017 Thomas B. Thielen award from the Division of Student Affairs. The Thomas B. Thielen award is the highest honor the Division of Student Affairs gives to a faculty member who has been a strong supporter of student success. Leigh's research focuses on issues of segregation and desegregation of African-Americans. In addition to research and teaching, for the six years prior to her retirement in May 2016, Leigh served as the professor in charge of the George Washington Carver Scholarship and Academy, a nationally recognized program that provides 100 full-tuition scholarships to incoming, high-achieving U.S. minority freshmen at Iowa State.