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O. Max Gardner Award nominations deadline Oct. 10

Archive photo of O. Max GardnerMany UNCG faculty members are making a great contribution to the welfare of the human race.

Nominate one for the UNC Board of Governors’ highest award.

The O. Max Gardner Award honors “that member of the faculty of the [UNC system] who, during the current scholastic year, has made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.”

Only one award is presented for the entire system each year. Past UNCG award recipients include Vira Rodgers Kivett, Fred Chappell, Richard Bardolph, Eloise Rallings Lewis, Mary Elizabeth Keister, Naomi G. Albanese, Lois Edinger, Randall Jarrell, Richard N. Current, Mereb E. Mossman, Franklin H. McNutt and Louise B. Alexander.

Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, students, administrators or alumni.

Who is eligible? Any member of the faculty, which includes all persons, including instructors, engaged in teaching in any unit, institution or branch of service of the UNC system.

Nominations should include:

  1. A brief statement giving the reasons the faculty member is being nominated in relation to the parameters of the award, i.e. national/international scope of work, career trajectory culminating in recent accomplishments, and how the work benefits the “welfare of the human race.”
  2. A copy of nominee’s current vita.

A nominee must be willing to work with the committee chair and administrative coordinator to develop materials for submission to the Board of Governors.

Nominations may be submitted:

The deadline for nominations is Oct. 10.

Visit http://provost.uncg.edu/Gardner for more information.