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2012 Benjamin Harrison Medallion nominations due Nov. 4

10/11/2011

The awards and recognition committee of University Senate seeks nominations for the Benjamin Harrison Medallion, one of the most significant recognitions Miami has to offer faculty for contributions attesting to qualities of teaching, research and/or service. Nomination deadline is Friday, Nov. 4.

Criteria for this award includes:

The recipient must be a current member of faculty who has attained national and/or international stature in an academic discipline and/or an administrative area, and who has served Miami in a variety of ways. The recipient's accomplishments must have been recognized in activities that have had an impact beyond his or her primary discipline. The emphasis is upon excellence and upon contributions and recognition that are of national and/or international scope.

The committee observes the following guidelines in recommending a recipient:

1. Ordinarily, the nominee shall hold the rank of professor, shall have a least eight years of service to Miami, and shall exemplify the best in the teacher-scholar model.

2. Typically, recognition of influence beyond his or her primary discipline will be evidenced by distinction in endeavors that have served the profession, the university, the public or other disciplines exceptionally well.

To nominate a current faculty member, email a letter of support which specifically addresses each criterion mentioned above and the nominee's current C.V. to: Kate Rousmaniere, (rousmak@muohio.edu) chair of the awards and recognition committee.

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