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Reminder: Nominations for ADP’s Civic Engagement Awards Due April 8, 2013!

Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement

Willam M. Plater

Willam M. Plater

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nomination for the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement.  The Award is given each year to an AASCU chief academic officer in recognition of his or her leadership in advancing the civic mission of the campus. Funded through the generosity of Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, the award acknowledges the critical leadership role that chief academic officers play in helping make an institution intentional about its public mission to prepare undergraduates as informed, engaged citizens.

The Plater Award, presented annually, includes an engraved commemorative and $1,000.  The Award recipient will be announced at the annual meeting of the American Democracy Project, June 6-8, 2013 in Denver.  The Award can also be presented on the recipient’s campus.

Nomination and Selection Process: Chief academic officers may be nominated by anyone on the campus. The president or chancellor must endorse the nomination. Nomination materials for the 2013 Plater Award must be submitted electronically by Monday, April 8, 2013.


Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement

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John Saltmarsh

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nomination for the John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement.  The Saltmarsh Award is presented annually to an emerging leader in the civic engagement field from an AASCU institution or ADP Partner. The Award recipient will receive an engraved commemorative and a check for $500. The Award recipient will be at the annual meeting of the American Democracy Project, June 6-8, 2013 in Denver.

Support for the Award comes from Bill Plater and the royalties from the 2011 book To Serve a larger Purpose”: Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education (Temple University Press) edited by John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley.

Nomination and Selection Process: Emerging Leaders may be nominated by anyone. Nomination materials for the 2013 Saltmarsh Award must be submitted electronically by Monday, April 8, 2013. 

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