You are here

MAA Honors Ed Ahnert of ExxonMobil

MAA Honors Ed Ahnert of ExxonMobil

Truman Bell, Program Officer, ExxonMobil Foundation, Tina Straley, Executive Director, MAA, Ed Ahnert, Former President, ExxonMobil Foundation, Carl Cowen, President, MAA.

MAA president Carl Cowen awards an MAA Certificate of Appreciation to Ed Ahnert, who served as President of the ExxonMobil Foundation for fourteen years. Ed, along with Robert Witte and Truman Bell, helped launch and fund Project NExT. Since 1994, the ExxonMobil Foundation has provided nearly 1.3 million for NExT. In 2001, the MAA inducted the ExxonMobil Foundation into its Icosahedron Society. MAA and AMATYC are now collaboratively sponsoring project ACCCESS, and ExxonMobil has once again stepped up with its support. Other programs funded by ExxonMobil under Ed's leadership include the Guidelines for Programs and Departments in Undergraduate Mathematics, ARUME (The Association for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education), and the MET (Mathematical Education of Teachers) Summit.

News Date: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006