March 27, 2013
This is a university-wide award for faculty and staff in recognition of their outstanding contributions to global education and international programs at the University of Nevada, Reno or in their field or discipline. The award is sponsored by the OISS, USAC, and Yvonne Stedham, Professor of Management, and administered by the University's International Activities Committee.
The Global Engagement Award is given to faculty and staff members in recognition of outstanding contributions to global education and international programs at the University or in their field or discipline.
Nominee: Nominees must have been instrumental in promoting significant international education, institution building, or academic and global outreach programs, either through their institutional position or in other leadership capacities. Nominees must be a current faculty or staff member. They must have been at the University of Nevada, Reno for at least five years. A major part of their international contributions must be in association with the University of Nevada, Reno and must have occurred during the past five years while employed at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Nominator: Must be a current member of the faculty or staff or an alumnus or alumna of the University. Nominators and writers of supporting letters should be aware that their letters are available to the nominees upon request.
Nomination materials for the Award for Global Engagement should be submitted to the Office of the Provost. A selection committee under the leadership of the University of Nevada, Reno International Activities Committee will select the recipient. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of the submitted materials. These materials, listed below, should provide a detailed description of the nature of the nominee's contribution in the fields of international education, internationally focused research, institution building, or academic and global outreach programs.
Maximum Length of Nomination Materials: 15 pages (including a five page C.V.)
Number of Copies: Please submit one set of nomination materials.
Deadline for Submission: March 27, 2013, with announcement of the recipient and a celebration during the Honor the Best ceremony May 14.
Office of the Provost
110 Clark Administration Building
Award: Letter from the University President and a one-time monetary award of $ 1,500.
Number of Awards: One award will be given each year. Two runner-ups will be recognized.
Ceremony: The annual award ceremony will take place during the Honor the Best in May.
Faculty Honorary Title: Faculty who receive the Award for Global Engagement shall be designated throughout their careers at the University of Nevada, Reno as "Distinguished International Professor (or Emeritus Professor)."
Staff Honorary Title: Staff members who receive the Award for Global Engagement shall be designated throughout their careers at the University of Nevada, Reno as "Distinguished Award for Global Engagement Recipient."