The Council on the Status of Women selected Dr. Daniel Solomon, dean of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, and Heidi Grappendorf, assistant professor of parks, recreation and tourism management, as recipients of 2010 Equity Awards.
Solomon was honored for increasing the number of women faculty, both in the Department of Statistics and College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The number of women faculty in physical and mathematical sciences has doubled since he has been dean.
Grappendorf has created a social network of women who are faculty and staff members. She is chair of the Association of Women Faculty and vice chair of the Council on the Status of Women. She served on the Task Force on Women Faculty.