Theresa Neil Memorial Research Fund
The Theresa Neil Memorial Research Fund
Congratulations to Elizabeth Beasley, recipient of the 2013 Theresa Neil Memorial Research Fund. Elizabeth will receive a $6,000 grant for her proposal, “An Analysis of the Individual and Institutional Causes, Correlations, and Consequences of Transient Summer Session Credit.” Elizabeth is the Director of Rutgers' Summer Sessions In New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The Summer Session Research Consortium, which consists of the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS); the North Central Conference on Summer Schools (NCCSS); the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA), and the Association of University Summer Sessions (AUSS), sponsors the award in honor of Theresa Ann Neil, a nearly 20-year member of the staff at at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Born in 1948, Theresa passed away on June 25, 1994 after an accident that took her life and that of her husband, D.C. Neil. She served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Administration and Director of Continuing Education and Extension at Duluth.
Thank you to the 2013 Research Consortium Chair, dshea [at] bu [dot] edu (Dr. Donna Shea), and her committee for their work on the 2013 award process.