Marye Anne Fox
2012 John P. McGovern Science and Society Award
World-renowned chemist Marye Anne Fox at the University of California San Diego has been named the recipient of Sigma Xi's John P. McGovern Science and Society Award. At the time of her selection, Fox served as the seventh chancellor of the UC San Diego and a distinguished professor of chemistry.
Since her appointment as chancellor, the university has established new research and partnership ventures to further innovation and increase international collaboration, achieved an ambitious $1 billion campaign goal, expanded academic and campus programs and facilities, received national and international recognition in prominent university rankings and assembled a strong, diverse leadership team to ensure the university's continued rise in excellence.