On behalf of the Offices of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Carolina Women’s Center is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2013 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. This award recognizes contributions to the advancement of women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Each year, three individuals–one faculty member, one staff member, and one undergraduate/graduate student/postdoctoral scholar–may be selected to receive the award. The faculty and staff recipients each receive
$5000 and the undergraduate/graduate student/ postdoctoral scholar recipient receives $2500. Awardees are honored in a ceremony during the Carolina Women’s Center’s annual Gender Week Celebration in March.
Please submit nominations for women and men who have contributed in one or more of the following ways:
- Elevated the status of women on campus in sustainable ways;
- Helped to improve campus policies affecting women;
- Promoted and advanced the recruitment, retention, and upward mobility of women;
- Participated in and assisted in the establishment of professional development opportunities for women; and/or
- Participated in and assisted in the establishment of academic mentoring for women.
**To submit a nomination, please use the online form at:
All faculty and staff nominees must be permanent employees. No self-nominations or posthumous nominations will be accepted. Carolina Women’s Center administrators and staff are not eligible for nomination.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 11, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.
Previous award winners are:
(2012) Sherryl Kleinman, Beverly Pearson (Yuhasz), Alison Grady
(2011) Lillie Searles, Bob Pleasants, Caroline Fish
(2010) Laurie McNeil, Melinda Manning, Parastoo Hashemi
(2009) Etta Pisano, Aimee Krans, Annie Clark
(2008) Kay Lund, Cookie Newsom, Emily Joy Rothchild
(2007) Barbara Harris, Annette Madden, Emily Dunn,
(2006) Jan Boxill, Terri Houston, Matt Ezzell
Please contact Christi Hurt, Interim Director of the Carolina Women’s Center, via email (email@example.com) or by phone (843-5620) if you have questions about the awards or nomination process.