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Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Speaker Series

2022-23 Winners


Dr. Jennifer Tabler

Will speak Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 4:10 pm

Family Room at the Union

"Queer on the Frontier: Growing up LGBTQ+ in the Rural West"



 Dr. Jeff Lockwood

Will speak in the Spring of 2023

"Quitting: Manifestations, Meaning, and Mastery"







Submission deadline will be determined Spring 2023.


(Two speakers will be chosen, one for fall semester and one for spring semester.)

The Faculty Senate Speaker Series is an award established by the Faculty Senate and funded by Academic Affairs.  The award carries an honorarium of $1750 and requires a public lecture on UW campus in Laramie, which will be recorded by Wyocast.  Nominations are open to all academic personnel, regardless of tenure-track status. 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. A statement from the nominee giving the title and an abstract of the proposed lecture
  6. Nominee’s current CV

 Faculty Speakers will be chosen on the basis of:

  1. An exemplary record in scholarship
  2. A record of successfully engaging in at least three of the following elements of the University’s mission:  teaching, research or creative activity, professional service, extension, and academic service
  3. A demonstrated ability to address a general audience in a stimulating and coherent manner
  4. A topic of potentially broad general interest

This year the Selection Committee comprises of one former award winner, and the chairperson and three other members of the Faculty Recognition and Development Committee.

Deadline for receiving nomination for the 2023-2024 awards will be determined Spring 2023.

Please email nomination packets to:

Faculty Senate Speaker Series Selection Committee

c/o Tracy Blakeman - Faculty Senate Coordinator

Contact Us

Faculty Senate Office

323 Merica Hall

Dept. 3961, 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307 766-5348

Fax: 307 766-5347


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