Bearn receives CAS award

At the annual College of Arts and Sciences faculty awards dinner on March 30, 2017, Gordon Bearn was awarded a Schaufeld Award for Advising Excellence. This award recognizes extraordinary efforts in undergraduate student advising.  Bearn is known for working with students outside the classroom as well as inside, and within the department he advises half of the majors and he regularly advises at least one senior thesis student, and has advised as many as three theses in one year. Bearn regularly advises independent student projects and is advisor to the undergraduate philosophy club.

The Schaufeld Awards for Advising Excellence are made possible through the generosity of Lehigh alums Fred and Karen Schaufeld.  Fred is class of 1981 and Karen is Class of 1983.  Karen holds a B.A. in English and Government, serves as a member of the college’s dean’s advisory council, and is a trustee to the university.