by Kim Wall
John P. Resch, professor of history with the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, was presented with the President’s Award at the annual meeting of the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire (WACNH) in June. The President’s Award is given by the WACNH Board President to the member of the board who has made the most significant contributions to the success of the organization within the past year. Resch is currently a member of the board, Chair of the Council’s Nominations Committee, a member of the Program Committee, and immediate Past President. Professor Resch has been a faculty member at the University of New Hampshire for 40 years. He is the recipient of the 2013 University’s Distinguished Professor Award, and the recipient of two Fulbright awards and several fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2001 he received the University’s Alumni Affairs Award for Excellence in Public Service. He has served as President of the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, Chairman of the Board of the New Hampshire Humanities Council, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire chapter of the Fulbright Association. About the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is the state’s only non-profit, non-partisan organization devoted solely to fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs by providing programs for the public, hosting international visitors and enriching global education in our schools. The Council is also the only Granite State member of the World Affairs Councils of America and the National Council for International Visitors.
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