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On September 27, 2018, Sally Robinson (’55), a former member of the DukeEngage National Advisory Board, was awarded with Duke’s highest honor: The University Medal. The DukeEngage family joins the Duke community in sharing thanks and congratulations. Sally’s long-time support of DukeEngage — and her successful efforts to help launch our program in Charlotte, NC — have been instrumental in the program’s success thus far.

The award, part of Duke’s 2018 Founders’ Day Celebration, was profiled by Duke Today:

“The University Medal, presented for distinguished service to Duke, will be presented to Thomas Gorrie and Sally Robinson, who through their leadership on the Board of Trustees and other committees have helped shaped the course and future of Duke. The Medal is the university’s highest honor. …

Robinson’s relationship with the university dates back to her childhood, when she attended football games in Wallace Wade Stadium. A university alumna with a major in history, Robinson has served on the Board of Trustees, led several trustee committees, and sat on the boards of programs such as the Robertson Scholars, the Center for Documentary Studies and DukeEngage. Most recently, she served on President Vincent Price’s Commission on Memory and History, which provided recommendations for how the university should respond to issues related to campus memorials and facilities in a manner that best reflects the institution’s values.”

Read the full article on Duke Today.