Call to Order, Teaching Awards, and Emeritus Conferral

Call to Order

Jeffrey D. Greenhawt, BS ’68

Chair, Board of Trustees

Teaching Awards

Kimberly McLarin, BA

Associate Professor, Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing, School of the Arts

The Helaine and Stanley Miller Award for Outstanding Teaching

Allyson Sherlock, MA, MFA

Senior Affiliated Faculty, Department of Visual and Media Arts, School of the Arts

The Alan L. Stanzler Award for Excellence in Teaching

Maria Agui Carter, BA

Assistant Professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, School of the Arts The Alumni Award for Teaching Innovation

Presented by Michaele Whelan, PhD

Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs

Conferring of Emeritus Status Upon

Thomans Cooper, PhD

Professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, School of the Arts

Kathleen Donohue, MFA

Associate Professor, Department of Performing Arts, School of the Arts

William Gilligan, EdD

Associate Professor, School of Communication

Hassan Ildari, BFA

Associate Professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, School of the Arts

Diane Lake, MA

Associate Professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, School of the Arts

Presented by Michaele Whelan, PhD

Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs

Guest Speaker

Introduction of Guest Speaker

M. Lee Pelton, PhD

President of the College

Guest Speaker Address

Stefani Robinson, BA ’14

Photo courtesy of Fox

Stefani Robinson ’14, an Emmy-nominated writer and producer and Visual and Media Arts alumna, is an executive producer, showrunner, and writer on FX’s What We Do in the Shadows, for which she was nominated for Emmys in both the “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” and “Outstanding Comedy Series” categories. She is also known for her work on the award-winning comedy series Atlanta, for which she won two Writers Guild of America Awards. In 2018, she made Emmy history for her work on the show as the first Black woman to be recognized for nominations in the “Outstanding Comedy Series” and “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” categories. She also served as a supervising producer and writer on the fourth installment of the Golden Globe– and Emmy Award–winning limited series Fargo, and she will write and produce a biopic about Chevalier de Saint-Georges based on an original pitch to Searchlight Pictures.