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Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Speaker Series

Spring 2020 Speaker Postponed to Fall 2020:

Carlos Martinez Del Rio
Wyoming Excellence Chair and Professor
Department of Zoology & Physiology

Information to come in the Fall!

Call for Nominations for 2020-21

The Faculty Senate Speaker Series is an award established by the Faculty Senate to be awarded to a fall and a spring semester recipient of each academic year. Nominations are open to all academic personnel. The award carries an honorarium of $1750 and requires one lecture on the UW campus. The following should be included in the nomination packet (to be sent electronically):

  1. Cover letter from nominee;
  2. Nomination letter (self, peer, chair, or dean), stressing ability to address a general audience and topic of broad general interest;
  3. At least one supporting letter from a peer;
  4. At least one supporting letter from a student;
  5. Self statement describing the topic (an abstract of about 100 words);
  6. Nominee's current CV.

Faculty Speakers will be chosen on the basis of:

  • An exemplary research record;
  • A record of successfully engaging the three elements of the University's mission: teaching, research and/or creative activity, and service;
  • A demonstrated ability to address a general audience in a stimulating and coherent manner;
  • A topic of potentially broad general interest.

The selection committee comprises former award winners and the chair of the Faculty Recognition & Development Committee.

Deadline for receiving nominations for the 2020-21 awards is 5pm, April 24, 2020.

Send nomination packets electronically to:

Faculty Speaker Series Selection Committee
c/o Amy Kopp
Faculty Senate Office

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Fax: 307 766-5347


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