Call for Nominations: 2016 University Awards for the Advancement of Women

The Offices of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Carolina Women's Center are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2016 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. The award recognizes contributions by people of all genders to the advancement of women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Each year, the awards are presented to one faculty member, one staff member, one undergraduate student, and one graduate or professional student or postdoctoral scholar. Faculty and staff recipients each receive $5000. Each student recipient receives $2500. Awardees are honored in a ceremony during the Carolina Women’s Center’s annual Gender Week Celebration in the spring.

Please nominate individuals who have contributed in one of the following ways:

  • Elevated the status of women on campus in sustainable ways;
  • Helped to improve campus policies affecting women;
  • Promoted and advanced the recruitment, retention, and upward mobility of women;
  • Participated in and assisted in the establishment of professional development opportunities for women; and/or
  • Participated in and assisted in the establishment of academic mentoring for women.

More information and the nomination form are available here.