Dr. Joan Prince, UWM Vice Chancellor and United Nations Ambassador Emeritus, has received the Community Leader Award as an honoree for the 2016 Fellowship Open. Other honorees include basketball legend Oscar Robertson, who received the Legends Award, and Vice President and senior advisor of BMO Harris Bank, Patty Cadorin, who received the Community Leader Award. The Fellowship Open event will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016, at Silver Spring Country Club.
Each year, the Fellowship Open honors individuals who have had a dramatic impact on the improvement of the lives of people in America, with a particular focus on those who have created more opportunities for the nation’s youth.
Dr. Joan M. Prince has served as vice chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 2000. She has served on several community boards and commissions such as chair emeritus of The Milwaukee Public Library Board, chair emeritus of the Urban Libraries Council, and the inaugural chair of SAY (Safe Alternatives for Youth). In 2012, she was nominated by President Barack Obama to the key administrative post of Alternate Representative to the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations, with the honorary rank of Ambassador.
The Fellowship Open