Peggy Johnson, Dean of Schreyer Honors College

Dean of Schreyer Honors College Peggy A. Johnson poses in her office in Atherton Hall on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.

Dean Peggy Johnson of Penn State's Schreyer Honors College plans to retire Aug. 15, 2021, and the college named a new educational equity scholarship in her honor, according to a Thursday release.

The Dean Peggy A. Johnson Educational Equity Honors Scholarship will be awarded to students entering the honors college who need financial support to meet tuition costs and students whose backgrounds and identities contribute to the diversity of the college.

According to the release, the scholarship will be funded by donations from the Schreyer Honors College’s External Advisory Board, the Scholar Alumni Society Board and the Schreyer Parents Council. External donations can also be contributed to the scholarship.

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