One of two awards honoring the founders of Walden University, the Rita Turner Award is bestowed annually upon the faculty chair of the doctoral study committee of the recipient of the Frank Dilley Award for Outstanding Doctoral Study.

This award honors the total commitment to the founding and sustaining of Walden by Rita Turner, co-founder of the university. Mrs. Turner’s shared vision of the university, careful attention to major organizational issues, supervision of complex operational details, and concern for fiscal accountability made it possible not only for the university to flourish during its first two decades, but for it to also grow into the unique global institution it is today.

Recipients

2018

  • Winter: Douglas G. Campbell (Chair)
    Yvonne Doll, DM
    James Savard, PhD
    School of Management – College of Management and Technology
  • Summer: Peter Ross, PhD (Chair)
    Karen E Slonski, PhD
    Steve Wells, EdD
    School of Education and Professional Licensure
    The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

2017

  • Winter: Anne Davis, PhD (Chair)
    Rocky J. Dwyer, PhD
    James Savard, PhD
    School of Management – College of Management and Technology
  • Summer: Marilyn K. Simon, PhD (Chair)
    William B. Stokes, DBA
    Patricia I. Fusch, PhD
    School of Management – College of Management and Technology

2016

  • Winter – NONE
  • Summer – NONE

2015

  • Winter – NONE
  • Summer – NONE

2014

  • Winter – NONE
  • Summer – NONE

2013

2012

  • Dr. Marlene Munn-Joseph

2011

2010

  • Dr. Joe Ann Hinrichs

2009

  • Dr. Amie Beckett
  • Dr. Marie-Anne Mundy*

2007

  • Dr. Kimberly Ross

2006

  • Dr. Raghu Korrapati

2005

  • Dr. Robert Aubey

2004

  • Dr. Augustine Barón

*Winners of what was formerly called the Outstanding Doctoral Study Committee Chair Award.

Note: Winners prior to summer 2011 were faculty members of PhD students who received the award for their outstanding dissertation work.

Man researching online education on laptop
Request Free Information
Request Free Information

Fill out this form to get free information on courses, admissions and financial aid from your personal advisor.


Please use our International Form if you live outside of the U.S.

Fill out this form to get free information on courses, admissions and financial aid from your personal advisor.


Please use our Domestic Form if you live in the U.S.
*Required Field
Academic Interests
Required
Required
Contact Information
Required
Required
Invalid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Required
Please provide a valid zipcode
Required
Additional Information
Required
Submit

By submitting this form, I understand and agree that Walden University may contact me via email, text, telephone, and prerecorded message regarding furthering my education and that calls may be generated using automated technology. You may opt out at any time. Please view our privacy policy or contact us for more details.

Required