In honor of Ernest H. Ern

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Tree species:
Quercus alba
Common name:
White Oak
Brooks Hall West
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Ernie Ern has taught at the University of Virginia for 38 years as a professor of environmental sciences. In addition to this lengthy period of teaching, Ernie Ern has been involved in the University in a number of ways. From 1967 to 1973, he served as Dean of Admissions. From 1975 to 1993, he served as Senior Vice President for Student Affairs. Ernie Ern played a pivotal role in minority affairs at the University. He was a member of the 1970 Blue Ribbon Committee that planned for the Admission of women and he established the Minority Affairs Office in 1976.


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