Penn State Intercom......November 14, 2002

Nominations for President's
Award due by Jan. 6

A call has gone out for nominations for the 2003 President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration.

The award honors those faculty members who have exhibited extraordinary achievement in the integration of teaching and research or creative accomplishments and service. It carries a prize of $3,000. The 2003 recipient will be recognized at the University Awards Program on Monday, March 24.

Nominations are being solicited from the academic deans and should include evidence of superior teaching (including student letters and evaluations), research or creative accomplishments and service to the University, public and/or profession. A curriculum vitae and supporting letters, from professional colleagues internal and external to Penn State, should speak to the candidate's major achievements. Letters from the college dean and the department head or other appropriate academic administrator should speak to the candidate's ability to integrate all aspects of his or her academic life.

Nominations should be sent to Regina Vasilatos-Younken, chair of the Selection Committee for the President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration, 201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 6.

For information, call Robert Secor at (814) 863-7494 or e-mail rxs2@psu.edu.

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