W&L’s Edwards Wins Rising Star Award



The Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges selected Anthony Edwards, assistant professor of Arabic at Washington and Lee University, as the winner of the H. Hiter Harris III Faculty Rising Star Award for 2019. Washington and Lee University nominated Edwards for the award.

Edwards was recognized at a luncheon ceremony in Richmond on Nov. 7.

The H. Hiter Harris III Rising Star Award was created in 2015 through an endowment gift from H. Hiter Harris III, managing director of Harris Williams & Co. The award includes a stipend to support the recipient’s scholarly research and professional development activities.

For additional information on VFIC, visit www.vfic.org.

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