Eugene P. Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics
Since 1997, the Eugene P. Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics has been presented each year to a Duquesne University faculty member and a graduating student who best exemplify the University's commitment to moral and spiritual values. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member and student who reflect ethical behavior such as:
Diversity and breadth of ethical leadership in University service, community service or family life
Ethical leadership that reflects the values of Duquesne University's mission, namely "education for the mind, heart and spirit"
Observable and measurable examples of ethical leadership, including consideration of the parties who benefited from the recipient's service