True Named Stevens-Bristow Endowed Professor

August, 2010

Professor of Education Marianne True has been named the Stevens-Bristow Professor of Education. The professorship, established by Wallace Stevens ’62 and Meredith Bristow Stevens ’62, is awarded to a faculty member in teacher education who has a record of excellence in teaching, advising, or mentoring; engages in scholarly activity or creativity that is recognized nationally or internationally; and exhibits outstanding contributions to the profession, University, or state.

True received the New Hampshire Teacher of the Year Award in 1989, the New Hampshire Excellence in Education (the EDie) Award in 2003, and PSU’s Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award in 2005. She is a leader in K–16 professional development at the state and national levels. True’s scholarship involves interactive learning, leadership in inclusive early childhood education, and strategies to engage the English language learner.

“I am so pleased Marianne has been selected,” Provost Julie Bernier said. “She is truly an extraordinary teacher, mentor, and colleague.”

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