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May 2013

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Dr. Bechtel-Wherry Receives UPJ’s Most Prestigious Honor

Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry

Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry was presented the President’s Medal of Distinctive Excellence by the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown during the university’s Academic Honors Convocation on March 24, 2013. The highest award bestowed by Pitt Johnstown, the Medal recognizes exceptional persons for their exemplary contributions to social, cultural, and humanitarian efforts. Honorees are also chosen based on their professional leadership and service to the community. At the convocation, Dr. Bechtel-Wherry joined university leadership as a member of the platform party and delivered the keynote address.