We are pleased to share with you that Professor Britton Chance has been nominated for the ICAS Annual Liberty Award 2005 for his "outstanding scholarly achievements and distinguished humanistic leadership advancing the great American values; Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness."
Professor Chance is a consummate educator, inventor, scholar, teacher, and athlete – Yes, he was an Olympian with the United States Yacht team. And he still rides his bike!
Professor Chance epitomizes the truest sense of the inimitable tradition of academic and scholarly preeminence and he embodies a human spirit advancing Arts, Sciences and Medicine and, thus, enhancing humanity.
Previous honourees include The Hon Elaine L Chao (U S Secretary of Labour), The Hon Viet D Dinh (U S Assistant Attorney General; Professor of Law Georgetown University), The Hon Becky N Dunlop (Vice President Heritage Foundation), The Hon Tony P Hall (U S House of Representatives; US Ambassador to UN FAO), The Hon Charles Kartman (U S Ambassador), The Hon James A Kelly (Assistant Secretary of State, US Department of State), Dr Jeong H Kim (President, Bell Laboratories), Nobel Laureate Lawrence R Klein, The Hon Harold Hongju Koh (U S Assistant Secretary of State; Dean Yale Law School), The Hon Jerome J Shestack (Head of Litigation Wolf Block; former President American Bar Association), The Hon Richar L Walker (U S Ambassador), The Hon Alfred P West (Chairman SEI Investments) and The Hon John C Yoo (U S Deputy Assistant Attorney General; Professor of Law UC Berkeley).
On behalf of friends of ICAS, members, fellows and Board of Directors, it is my distinct duty to acknowledge and honour Professor Britton Chance with the ICAS Annual Liberty Award 2005.
Synja P Kim
President and Chairman
ICAS Liberty Foundation
December 14, 2005