Edward A. Dickson served as a Regent of the University of California from 1913 to 1946, the longest tenure of any Regent. In 1955, Mr. Dickson presented the University with a gift endowment which enables each campus to make an annual $10,000 award recognizing teaching, research, or public service by one or more emeritus professors, or a salary stipend for emeriti professors on recall.

2017-18 Awardees of the Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorship are:

  • Mary Ann Mason, Social Welfare

  • Kenneth Polse, Optometry