One of two awards honoring the founders of Walden University, the Bernard L. Turner award is bestowed upon the dissertation committee of the recipient of the Harold L. Hodgkinson Award.
This award honors the unique contributions to American higher education of Bernard L. Turner, chairman of the board (emeritus) and founding president of Walden University. An innovator in graduate-level distance education for professionals, Mr. Turner’s lifetime concerns for critical thinking and social change have left an indelible mark on the Walden curriculum. A passionate advocate of educational equality of opportunity and social justice, he made the Walden dream a reality through his persistence and dedication.
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