Penn State Intercom......November 8, 2001

Excellence award
nominations sought

A call has gone out for nominations for the 2002 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 2001 recipient will be recognized at the University Awards Program on Monday, March 25.

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 vita and supporting letters, from professional colleagues internal and external to the University, should speak to the candidate's major achievements.

Letters from the dean of the college 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. 7.

For more information, call Robert Secor at (814) 863-7494 or e-mail