Watson Institute at Brown University
Public Policy

Professor Ross Cheit wins Beckman Trust Award

November 1, 2018

Professor Ross Cheit was awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Trust Award for inspiring a former student to make a difference in his or her community. The award is given to current or former academic faculty members who have inspired their former students to “create an organization which has demonstrably conferred a benefit on the community at large.” Alternatively, the academic faculty member must have inspired their former students to “establish on a lasting basis a concept, procedure, or movement of comparable benefit to the community at large.”

Read the full press release.

AP, March 26, 2019:  $25,000 Award for Professors Who Inspired Former Students to Make a Difference in Their Communities