Jeff Todd Titon, Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology), Emeritus, will receive an Outstanding Achievement Award on October 17, 2017 from the University of Minnesota, his graduate school alma mater.
According to UM’s website:
This award may be conferred only on graduates, or former students of the University, who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen fields or professions or in public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership on a community, state, national, or international level. The candidate's education at the University should represent a significant portion of his or her total postsecondary education. Nominees cannot be a current member of faculty or staff, or a sitting Regent, but retirees are eligible. Outstanding Achievement Awards are not awarded to encourage or reward financial contributions to the University.
More information about the honor may be found here: http://uawards.umn.edu/university-awards/outstanding-achievement-award
Congratulations, Professor Titon!