April 28, 2022
Dr. Catherine L. Johnson and President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono have been announced as elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and advance the public good.
For more than 240 years, the Academy has been electing and engaging exceptional individuals. This year’s election of 261 new members continues a tradition of recognizing accomplishments and leadership in academia, the arts, industry, public policy, and research.
Dr. Catherine L. Johnson was elected in Class I - Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Astronomy, Astrophysics and Earth Sciences).
President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono was elected in Class V - Leadership, Policy, and Communications (Educational and Academic Leadership).