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LSU Kinesiology Professor Honored by Research Consortium

05/23/2012 11:16 AM

BATON ROUGE – LSU vice provost for Academic Programs, Planning and Review and professor of kinesiology T. Gilmour Reeve received the Distinguished Service Award from the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance,  or AAHPERD, at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Boston.  


The Research Consortium Distinguished Service Award is given to a fellow or member of the Research Consortium who has made significant contributions to Research Consortium affairs for an extended period of time. Reeve was first inducted as a fellow in 1984.


During the past 28 years, he has served the Research Consortium in many capacities as invited lecturer, officer and editor-in-chief of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.


As president-elect of the Research Consortium, Reeve coordinated the development and vetting of a significant revision of its bylaws and concurrent creation of committee operating codes.  During his tenure as president, he led a significant revision of the consortium’s strategic plan including the development of benchmarks for each goal. He also facilitated the Research Consortium’s affiliate organization status with the American Kinesiology Association. He is currently chairing the AAHPERD Strategic Planning Committee.


AAHPERD is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting professionals involved in physical education, recreation, fitness, sport and coaching, dance, health education and promotion and all specialties related to achieving a healthy and active lifestyle.


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Effective July 1, the new LSU College of Human Sciences and Education will consist of six schools: the School of Education, the School of Human Resource Education and Workforce Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School.


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