Frances Degen Horowitz, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Higher Education Administration, Psychology


  • President of City University of New York, the largest urban university in the country
  • former KU Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies, and Public Services
  • Internationally recognized specialist in the field of child development
  • 1973: received Outstanding Educator of America Award
  • Fellow to the prestigious Center for the Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences at Stanford
  • 1982: One of eight US scholars chosen for Distinguished Scholar Exchange Program with China