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State Association Honors Duquesne Education Professor

The Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) recently honored a Duquesne University professor of educational leadership.

Dr. James Henderson, professor and co-director of the University Council for Educational Administration Center for Educational Leadership and Social Justice, received the PASA 2012 Award of Achievement for Service to the Profession.

Henderson was recognized for his commitment to excellence through notable service. The award was presented on Oct. 18 by Eric Eshbach, PASA president and a doctoral graduate who studied under Henderson.

Henderson, a former superintendent, lives in Upper Saint Clair with his wife, Dr. Terri Henderson, vice president for Education and Workforce Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.