June Board Meeting
Dr. John J. Pauly Honored with President’s Award
Board member Dr. John J. Pauly receives the President’s Award from Bob Cohn at the June Press Club board meeting for his many years of service to the club and outstanding contributions to media communication in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Pauly, a communications professor at St. Louis University is moving to Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he will be dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication and the William R. Burleigh and E. W. Scripps Professor. Pauly will be responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of the college, which will benefit in the coming years from a gift of $28 million from alumni J. William and Mary Diederich. The gift, announced in May, will assist in positioning the college as a national leader in scholarly research, creative work, outreach and teaching as it prepares students for communication in the 21st century.