Madelyn Levitt Distinguished Community Service Award

In 1996, Madelyn Levitt, a member of the University's Board of Trustees, established a special award to recognize outstanding contributions of Drake faculty and staff to the Drake community. Recipients are chosen on the following criteria:

  • demonstrated personal commitment to volunteerism and community service
  • an outstanding record of leadership or substantial involvement in community projects, services and activities contributing to the quality of life in our region, state, and/or the nation
  • professional and personal values and behavior that typify the ideals of "giving back to others" and "making a difference in the lives of others"

For more details about the award, and instructions for nominating individuals go to

University News
September 12, 2014
Gereon Kopf, associate professor of religion at Luther College, will deliver a lecture titled “When Expression is Expressed, Non-Expression is Not-Expressed: A Zen Buddhist Approach to Talking About the Ineffable” as part of The Comparison Project’s fall 2014 programming.
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