Clark Receives President’s Award
Paul Clark, professor and director of the School of Labor and Employment Relations, has been awarded the 2014 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Integration. The award is given to a full-time faculty member who has exhibited extraordinary achievement in the integration of teaching, research or creative accomplishment and service.
Over the past decade, Clark led School of Labor and Employment Relations faculty in developing and implementing an online professional master’s degree in human resources and employee relations. Launched in 2008, the degree is targeted toward working professionals and currently has the largest enrollment of any World Campus degree.
Even though Clark has been the department head and graduate program director since 2002, he continues to teach the 100-level introduction to labor and employment relations course to up to 200 students each year, saying he is passionate about introducing students to his field.
Clark is also widely recognized for his scholarship. He is the author or editor of six books and 55 scholarly articles and book chapters. He has presented papers and invited lectures at professional meetings and universities across the United States and around the world.