January 2014

Provost Award for Excellence in International Education

Call for Nominations

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the eleventh annual Provost Award for Excellence in International Education. This award of $1,000 recognizes one JMU faculty or professional staff who has made a significant contribution in the area of international education through research, study abroad, service-learning, curriculum design, work with international students, and/or other relevant activities. Nominations are reviewed on the basis of all of the following criteria:

•  Demonstrable commitment to international education

            e.g., long-term and overarching commitment to international learning experiences for students through research, coursework, and/or study abroad

•  Impact on the university community
            e.g., the implementation of a new program with an international focus, cross-divisional projects with an international focus

•  Creativity, scope, and/or reach of international activities
            e.g., the development of an innovative course with an international focus, the development of a symposium or conference with an international focus

•  Degree of collaboration within and outside the university
            e.g., interdisciplinary courses or research projects, work with international agencies or institutions

All faculty and professional staff are encouraged to apply. Self-nominations are welcomed. Please include detailed information regarding the nominee’s research, service, teaching, outreach, programming, and/or other relevant international activities.
Please forward your nomination (no more than 500 words), nominee’s C.V. and nominee contact information to Dr. Lee Sternberger, Executive Director, International Programs, at sternblg@jmu.edu or MSC 5731. The award will be presented in the spring at an event honoring all Provost Award recipients.
Nominations are due to Lee Sternberger by Friday, February 14th




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