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Professors Receive Faculty Honors


Three Performing Arts Administration program faculty members were recognized on February 4, 2020, at the Faculty Honors Reception, an annual celebration of faculty members who received significant awards, grants, patents, or special recognition of their scholarly and creative achievements in the past year.

  • Richard Maloney, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Performing Arts Administration - for serving on the ENCATC Research Award Jury and for being re-elected to the board of ENCATC, the European Network on cultural management and policy. ENCATC is the largest organization in the world devoted to supporting arts administration and cultural policy education, academic programs, and faculty members. Maloney was elected for a second term to the Board of Directors in December 2019.  

  • Linda Shelton, adjunct faculty - awarded Chairman's Award of Dance Magazine. Executive director of New York City’s The Joyce Theater and Foundation since 1993, Linda Shelton has been setting an example for aspiring female leaders for decades. Shelton has served as an important voice for dance across the globe. 

  • Donna Walker-Kuhne, adjunct faculty - awarded Rachel Crothers Leadership Award, League of Professional Theatre Women for her exemplary service while making significant contributions to American theatre. Donna Walker-Kuhne is the founder of Walker International Communications Group, a boutique marketing, press, and audience development agency. She is recognized as one of the country's foremost experts in audience development. She and her team specialize in multicultural marketing, group sales, multicultural press, and promotional events. She also received the 2019 Community Service Award from the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark for her persistence, dedication, and enthusiasm in serving as the Senior Community Liaison for the NJPAC and RU-N Collaborative in Newark, NJ.
Performing Arts Administration faculty members

(Left) Faculty Honors Reception (from left to right: Linda Shelton, Dr. Richard Maloney, and Donna Walker-Kuhne; Photograph courtesy of NYU). (Right) NYU President Dr. Andrew Hamilton delivers remarks at the reception. (Photograph courtesy of Donna Walker-Kuhne)

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