Davis wins MSU Lifetime Achievement
Award for diversity
MaryLee Davis, professor of higher education administration, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the university at the annual Excellence in Diversity Recognition and Awards program in March 2008.
Davis was recognized for her genuine and long-term commitment to sharing messages of diversity and inclusion in a variety of positions, both on an off campus.
As a past member of the College of Education’s Alumni Board, she has chaired a variety of local, state and national boards and served as a liaison with the state Legislature, United Way, chambers of commerce and other civic, healthcare and youth organizations. At MSU, her posts have included, among others, secretary of the MSU Board of Trustees and associate vice president for public service and community affairs. Davis serves Michigan as public policy chair of the Executive Board of the American Council on Education’s National Network of Women Leaders and is faculty advisor to the Council of Graduate Students.