UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award
The UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award recognizes a faculty member who significantly impacts the academic enterprise of the university through his/her leadership and service. The award recipient demonstrates a high degree of professionalism, is committed to the strategic mission of the university, and encourages others to support and work toward the public good through innovative initiatives. The award acknowledges individual and organizational excellence in leadership as demonstrated by the impact of their work at the university, state, national and/or international level. The annual award carries a one-time $5,000 payment and an engraved commemorative gift.
To be eligible, nominees must:
have served the University of North Texas for a minimum of five years.
be a full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty member in good standing at the time of the nomination.
demonstrate transformative leadership by empowering groups and facilitating change at the university, local, national, and/or international level. Activities encompassed by the award may be outstanding singular accomplishments beyond and within the context of his/her current role (e.g., academic unit, professional organization/society, and faculty governance), emerging or innovative leadership initiatives, or longstanding accomplishments.
All nominations for awards to take effect on September 1, 2020 should be submitted using the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Nomination portal. Here is the link: https://vpaa.unt.edu/nominate. If you have any questions please contact Annie Garcia at Ana.Garcia@unt.edu or (940) 565-3987.
All completed nomination packets must be received by the Office for Faculty Success by October 25, 2019. See the Call for Nominations for specific details.
|2019||Karen Weiller Abels||Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation|
|2018||James Meernik||Political Science|
|2017||John Ishiyama||Political Science|
|2016||Narendra Dahotre||Materials Science and Engineering|
|2015||T. David Mason||Political Science|
|2012||Mary Harris||Teacher Education and Administration|