Honoree

Miriam Langsam

AWARDS

IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Medal (2009)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Award (2004)

BIOGRAPHY

Miriam Langsam, former associate dean of the IUPUI School of Liberal Arts, and professor of history, served IUPUI as a teacher, administrator and mentor for 40 years. She helped establish the Young Scholars Program, the Women's Studies Program, American Sign Language/English Interpreting Program and services for students with disabilities.

Langsam and her partner, Jean Oswalt, developed the Langsam/Oswalt Summer Fellowship of Lecturers, which makes it possible for non-tenure track faculty to take a sabbatical for professional development opportunities.