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Faculty Recognition

Provost inducted Into National Distinguished Service Honor Roll

Provost received the distinction in honor of her more than 20 years of service

A woman in a purple jacket and a print top smiles at the camera.Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, Cal Poly’s provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, is one of 16 individuals inducted into the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Distinguished Service Honor Roll. 

The association recognized Jackson-Elmoore for her over 20 years of service to the Urban Affairs Association. She was elected to the governing board of the UAA, served on the Bylaws Committee and was senior associate editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs for nearly 10 years.  

“I am humbled to have been selected for this honor and to be recognized along with my colleagues — with whom I have been proud to serve alongside, and whose collective contributions to the field and the association I truly respect,” Jackson-Elmoore said. “It has been a pleasure to be engaged in urban studies throughout my academic career, and I appreciate the work of the UAA in support of the field."