Donald Payne

Donald Payne Receives 2010 AAUP Recognition Award

 On June 10, the AAUP awarded the Henry T. Yost Award to Congressman Donald Payne of New Jersey in recognition of his outstanding leadership on behalf of higher education. 

Rep. Donald Payne, 1934-2012

We are saddened to mark the passing of Rep. Donald Payne of New Jersey, who died of complications from colon cancer on Tuesday, March 6. Rep. Payne was a champion of higher education, and in particular worked hard to protect and expand financial aid programs for students. Because of his work on behalf of higher education, the AAUP presented him with the 2010 Henry Yost award. At the time, we wrote in Academe:

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