The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater honors a faculty member each year for making significant advances to knowledge, technique, or creative expression in his/her professional field. All nominees will be honored at a reception sponsored by the Chancellor and the Provost. The recipient of the award will:
To be eligible, nominees must:
Each college nominates one candidate for the award. Nominations must be submitted by the College Dean’s Office.
A candidate's nomination materials must be submitted by the College Dean’s Office by March 2, 2020 to Dr. Joan Littlefield Cook, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Each nomination must include all the following:
1. The nominee's resume of research activities.
The resume should be organized according to the outline below. Items within each category should be listed in reverse chronological order (i.e., most recent work listed first). Activities in progress or results not yet accepted for presentation or publication should not be included.
2. Letters of recommendation from two respected scholars.
Scholars from on or off campus writing letters of recommendation should:
3. A completed Faculty and Academic Staff Nominee Submission Form submitted by March 2 that includes:
If materials are missing, an individual's nomination for this award will not be considered. Materials submitted that are not requested above will not be considered.
The Deans Council selects the award recipient. In selecting the recipient, the Council will give greater weight to refereed publications and/or juried exhibits and performances than to other evidence of research produced, particularly those published/taking place within the past five years. Research, as defined in the Faculty Personnel Rules, is "creative activity evidenced by contributions to the knowledge, works, techniques, or principles, or by demonstrations of one's mastery of the techniques or principles of one's discipline, in media appropriate to it, which are or were available to critical evaluation by one's peers within the discipline."