Deadline for Gee Award nominations is Nov. 16

The Women’s Committee of the Faculty Council requests nominations for the 2012 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. Deadline is Friday, Nov. 16.

This award recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. The award carries a $1,000 prize, and the recipient will have an opportunity to present his/her scholarly work at the CU Women Succeeding Annual Professional Development Symposium on Feb. 22, 2013. Previous nominees are encouraged to reapply. Preference will be given to nominees who have been with the University of Colorado at least five years.

Eligibility: Any full-time faculty member from any of the CU campuses may be nominated.

Criteria: The criteria for selecting recipients of the award are as follows:

  • Record of advancing women in the academic community (please note that nominee should show evidence of advancing women beyond his/her own department);
  • Significant and original scholarship and/or creative work;
  • Record of research, teaching, and/or service that pushes the boundaries of disciplinary knowledge and makes connection between disciplines;
  • Distinguished record in teaching excellence.

Nomination packets should be sent to facultycouncil@cu.edu. For more information and instructions on the nomination process, please visit our website.

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Karen Jonscher at Karen.jonscher@ucdenver.edu.

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