UVA President Wins National Advocate for Higher Education Award

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University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan received the 2013 Advocate for Higher Education Award Wednesday evening at the Public Relations Society of America's Counselors to Higher Education Senior Summit, being held in Washington, D.C.

Sullivan delivered the organization's Pat Jackson Lecture Wednesday evening on "Building a Cathedral: Leadership in American Higher Education, followed by a dinner and her award presentation.

The theme of the summit, which runs through Friday, is "Strategic Leadership in a Time of Disruption: Helping Your Team and Your Institution Gain Relevance."

Michael Warden, vice president for institute communications at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, headed the committee that chose Sullivan as this year's higher education advocate.

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