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REMINDER: Nominations Due 3/30/18 for ADP Civic Engagement Awards

REMINDER: Nominations are due March 30, 2018 for the American Democracy Project’s three national civic engagement awards. Recipients will be announced at the ADP organizing meeting and breakfast at our 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting in Anaheim, California.

Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement
AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations 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.

Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement
AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations 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. Support for the award comes from 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.

Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement
AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations for the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement. The Burch Award is presented annually to a senior faculty member in the civic engagement field from an AASCU institution.

 

Call for Nominations: ADP’s 2018 Civic Engagement Awards

Nominations are due March 31, 2018 for the American Democracy Project’s three national civic engagement awards. Recipients will be announced at the ADP organizing meeting and breakfast at our 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting in Anaheim, California.

Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague and be sure to submit nomination materials electronically as a single PDF document with appropriate cover sheet. You’ll find details about each award below as well as in the included links and materials.


Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement

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Willam M. Plater

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations 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.


2018 Plater Award Application Instructions and Cover Sheet 
(pdf)
Plater Award Information & Nomination Process (pdf) 


Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement

John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations 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. Support for the award comes from 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.

 

2018 Saltmarsh Award Application Instructions and Cover Sheet (pdf)
Saltmarsh Award & Nomination Information (pdf)


Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement

BarbaraBurchAASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations for the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement. The Burch Award is presented annually to a senior faculty member in the civic engagement field from an AASCU institution.

 

2018 Burch Award Application Instructions and Cover Sheet (pdf)
Burch Award & Nomination Information (pdf)

Nominations for AAC&U Cross Future Leaders Award due Oct. 3rd

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Call for Nominations | 
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
Deadline for receipt of materials: October 3, 2016

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others; and whose work reflects a strong emphasis on teaching and learning.

The award honors the work of K. Patricia Cross, Professor Emerita of Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Please go to the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders page for complete information.

Eligibility
All doctoral level graduate students who are planning a career in higher education are eligible, regardless of academic department. Graduate students in fields where the Master’s degree is the terminal degree, such as the MFA in art, are also eligible. (Nominees must hold student status in January 2017.)

Applicants must demonstrate:

1. Leadership ability or potential for exercising leadership in teaching and learning,
with a strong commitment to academic and civic responsibility; and
2. Leadership or potential leadership in the development of others as leaders,
scholars, and citizens.

Nomination Process
A faculty member or administrator must nominate the student, with a supporting letter from a second faculty member or administrator. The following materials must be submitted for an application to be considered:

  1. a nomination letter from a faculty member or administrator;
    2. a supporting letter from a second faculty member or administrator;
    3. a statement from the student indicating how he or she meets the award criteria;
    4. a copy of the student’s curriculum vitae.

Nominations can be submitted anytime, but no later than October 3, 2016. Nominees must also complete an online form with all contact information. Only complete nominations will be considered.

The Award
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award provides financial support for graduate students to attend AAC&U’s 2017 Annual Meeting, which will be held in San Francisco, California, January 25–28, 2017. All award recipients are required to attend the conference.

The award includes travel, lodging, conference registration, and a one-year affiliation with AAC&U, including subscriptions to all AAC&U periodicals.

The awards will be announced in December 2016, and recognized at AAC&U’s Annual Meeting in January.

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