Call for Nominations: 2010 University Awards for the Advancement of Women

On behalf of the Offices of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Carolina Women’s Center is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2010 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. This award recognizes contributions to the advancement of women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Each year, three individuals—one faculty member, one staff member, and one undergraduate/graduate student/postdoctoral scholar — may be selected to receive the award.

The faculty and staff recipients each receive $5000 and the undergraduate/graduate student/ postdoctoral scholar recipient receives $2500.  Awardees are honored in a ceremony during the Carolina Women’s Center’s annual Women’s Week Celebration.  The 2010 ceremony will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in the Anne Queen Faculty Commons Room of the Campus Y.

Please submit nominations for women and men who have contributed in one or more 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.

To submit a nomination, please use the online form available here.

All faculty and staff nominees must be permanent employees.  No self-nominations will be accepted.  Carolina Women’s Center administrators and staff are not eligible for nomination.  The deadline for nominations is Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at 5 p.m.

Previous award winners are:
(2009) Etta Pisano, Aimee Krans, Annie Clark
(2008) Kay Lund, Cookie Newsom, Emily Joy Rothchild
(2007) Barbara Harris, Annette Madden, Emily Dunn
(2006) Jan Boxill, Terri Houston, Matt Ezzell

Please contact Dr. Donna M. Bickford, Director of the Carolina Women’s Center at or (919) 843-5620 if you have questions about the awards or nomination process.

The link to the nomination form is also available on the Provost’s Web site and the Carolina Women’s Center Web site.