On October 1, President Spar was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Here, she signs the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Book of Members, a tradition that dates back to 1780. An excerpt from the press release:
"Some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 212 new members join one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy studies of science and technology policy, global security, social policy and American institutions, the humanities, and education."