Lebanese police and army stand guard in front of the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. (Mahmoud Kheir/The Daily Star)
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Lebanese American University Board of Trustees' member Joseph Aoun was named a recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York's Academic Leadership Award, according to an LAU press release circulated Monday.Aoun, born in Beirut, has been the president of Northeastern University in Massachusetts for 11 years.During his tenure, he has added approximately 140 undergraduate and graduate areas of study to the university's offerings, recruited more than 600 tenured and tenure-track faculty and increased research grants by nearly 300 percent.
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