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Esprit de Corps Award

Purpose
This award recognizes an individual who personifies the vision of the College of Education and Human Development, especially in reference to respectful civility, collegiality, and academic citizenship which work to lift the overall spirit of the college’s environment.

Eligibility
College of Education and Human Development faculty (tenured, tenure track, term or jointly-appointed), part-time and adjunct faculty, administrators and staff (full-time and part-time) are eligible for nomination. Individuals may not receive this award more than once in a five-year period.

Selection Criteria

  1. Clearly demonstrates on-going collegiality and meaningful collaboration with faculty and staff within the College and across the University.
  2. Works to positively impact the culture and environment of the entire College of Education.
  3. Serves as an outstanding role model, and practices the highest standards of professional, ethical, and human behavior in day-to-day interactions with faculty, administrators, staff and students.
  4. Each nomination and supporting letter must be at least 200 words, with a maximum of 500.

Selection Process
Nominations are reviewed and selected by the College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Committee. Award recipients will be notified by early-April. Awards will be presented at the College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Celebration.

Nomination Process
Nominations may originate from the Dean or other College administrators, department chairs, program directors, department committees, individual faculty, staff or students. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations and letters of support should clearly identify and document how the nominee meets each of the criteria listed above.

Submit by the deadline

Questions? Contact Amy Burns
College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Committee
Office of the Dean, 2301 Sangren Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5322
Phone: (269) 387-2966, Fax: (269) 387-2882