Champlain Honors Prof. Ann McCluskey with Faculty Emeritus Award

Ann McCluskey

Ann McCluskey of South Burlington is the 2013 recipient of the Champlain College Faculty Emeritus. McCluskey began her career with Champlain in 1969 and retired in 2000, with the rank of professor.

During her time as a faculty member at Champlain, McCluskey taught English. She also served as English Department chair, Arts and Sciences Division Chair,and Faculty Senate President for two terms. In 1991, McCluskey was the recipient of the Edward Phelps Lyman Professorship Award.

In 1962, McCluskey received her B.S. in Education and in 1967 she received her M.A. in English, both from Seton Hall University. She also received an M.A. in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, in 1973, and an M.Litt. in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, Lincoln College, Oxford.

McCluskey currently serves on the education committee at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral and volunteers at the Vermont Association for the Blind, the Chittenden Country Court Diversion Program and the Shelburne Museum.

She will be awarded the 2013 Faculty Emeritus from Champlain College President, David Finney, at the College's Convocation on Friday, Aug. 23, during the welcome ceremonies for the Class of 2017.

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit