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Eduardo J. Padron is the first Hispanic recipient of the Clark Kerr Award in 2021

FACE Board Member Eduardo Padron is President Emeritus of Miami Dade Community College and the first Hispanic Recipient of the prestigious Clark Kerr Award from Berkley University.


In 1968, the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate created the Clark Kerr Award as a tribute to the leadership and legacy of UC President Emeritus Kerr.




The Clark Kerr Award recognizes those who have made extraordinary and distinguished contributions to the advancement of higher education. Past recipients have come from inside and outside the Berkeley community, including former California Governor and Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lee Bollinger, Yuan T. Lee, and past Chancellors Ira Michael Heyman, Chang-Lin Tien, and Robert Berdahl.


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