Local Student Named to President's List at the University of Mary Washington
Katherine S. Gibson of Wexford, Pa. is one of 106 students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg named to the university's President's List for the spring semester of the 2011-12 academic year.
Gibson is a senior at the University of Mary Washington.The President's List recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia, highly respected for its commitment to academic excellence, strong undergraduate liberal arts and sciences program, and dedication to life-long learning. The university, with a total enrollment of nearly 5,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, Va., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, Va., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region's employers. In recent years, the university has seen its academic reputation garner national recognition in numerous selective guidebooks, including Forbes, the Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Princeton Review's edition of 150 "Best Value Colleges" and "The Best 376 Colleges."