Thursday, April 27, 2006 | midnight
On Tuesday night Las Vegas Sun Publisher Barbara Greenspun was inducted into the UNLV chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The organization is the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline academic honor society.
Greenspun, inducted into the society as an honorary member, was recognized as a media pioneer and community leader who has made numerous contributions to education and the Las Vegas community. She helped launch the Barbara Greenspun Lecture Series and the Barbara Greenspun Journalism Scholarship, and is a member of the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees.
In a statement, UNLV professor and Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 100 President Sashi Nambisan said, "Barbara Greenspun has been a wonderful community leader and great supporter of programs and activities at UNLV. Our chapter and the entire national Phi Kappa Phi organization are honored by her association with us."