Accomplishing what many aspire to, but few achieve, Arturo Madrid, the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, has reached the pinnacle of his field. One of five recipients of the Charles Frankel Prize, the highest honor bestowed by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Madrid was presented with the award by President Clinton. A champion of Hispanic rights, he established a Chicano literature scholarship and is the founding president of the Tomas Rivera Center, a national institute for policy studies on Latino issues.