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Thursday, January 26, 2012

AUA Seeks Nominations for Administrator of the Year Award

The Association of University Administrators (AUA) is currently soliciting nominations for the 2012 J. Worth Pickering Administrator of the Year Award.

Nomination packets are due to Terri Mathews,, in the College of Sciences, 135 Oceanography and Physics Building, by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Final selection will be made by a committee of former award recipients.

Those nominated for the award must be designated by the university to be an administrative/professional (AP) faculty member. To check on an employee's eligibility, call the Department of Human Resources at 3-3042 for clarification.

Nominations should include specific descriptions/evidence of how the nominee exceeds expectations of an administrator in one or more of the categories listed below. Letters of nomination should not exceed three pages. Nominators are encouraged to provide supporting letters and are responsible for collecting all supporting letters and materials.



Evidence of major contributions that have made an impact on either the campus community or the off-campus community.


Evidence of leadership, irrespective of administrative position; advocacy for students and/or staff; contributions to morale; improvements of processes and procedures; motivational, inspirational leadership style.

Professional Accomplishment

Evidence that the nominee has excelled in teaching, research, presentations, publications, continuing education and/or recognition by professional organizations which benefited the university.


Evidence of any outstanding qualities not categorized above.

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