Campbell awarded Harrison Medallion

Richard Campbell
Richard Campbell
Professor of Journalism Richard Campbell will receive the University’s Benjamin Harrison Medallion for 2019.
Campbell, who will retire at the end of this academic year, is the former chair of the Department of Media, Journalism & Film. The award will be conferred at Spring Commencement. Campbell was previously the director of the journalism program. He is the lead author of he is the lead author of "Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age," the nation’s top media survey textbook.
The Harrison Medallion is awarded each spring to one member of the faculty for extraordinary contributions to teaching, research, and service. The Medallion is named for the 1852 graduate of Miami who went on to become 23rd president of the United States, serving from 1889-1893. The Medallion reads, "For Outstanding Contribution to the Education of the Nation."
The awardee is nominated by her/his colleagues and must be a current member of faculty, have served the University for at least 8 years, hold the rank of professor and “exemplify the best in the teacher-scholar model through the following criteria:  evidence of the highest standards of teaching and advancement of student learning, attainment of national and/or international stature in an academic discipline and/or an administrative area, record of outstanding and diverse forms of service to Miami, recognition of influence beyond his or her primary discipline as evidenced by distinction in endeavors that have served the profession, the university, the public or other disciplines exceptionally well.”