Front Page: Preserving America’s Legacy, Gordon Wood Receives Merrill Award: As America grapples with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic that has threatened our culture and way of life, it is an important moment to heed the wisdom of those who are committed to the preservation of our history and can teach us how to apply the lessons from our past to current crises. We are privileged to announce that Gordon S. Wood, Alva O. Way University Professor of History and Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University, who has been a powerful voice safeguarding America’s memory, is the winner of our 16th annual Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education.
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