(Gerke, Jennie - 2016) -- Ralph Ellsworth Award for Faculty Award or Honor Receipt uri icon



  • The 2016 Ellsworth Award has been presented to the head of the William M. White Business Library, Jennie Gerke, who was cited for her leadership, her problem solving skills, her integrity and her willingness to take a hand in projects of all kinds. The award committee was impressed by the breadth of letters submitted on her behalf, and the grassroots nature of their support, with letter writers describing the quick transformation of obstacles into opportunities, her solutions-oriented approach, and great skill coupled with a collaborative spirit and curiosity about others’ experiences.