Nominations for George P. Hart Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2005-06 George P. Hart Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership. This award, along with a $1,000 honorarium, will be presented to a faculty member who displays the highest traditions of academic life, reflecting the commitment of the late professor Hart.

The Hart Award, now in its eighth year, recognizes faculty members who are regarded as role models and leaders, both on campus and in the community. The award was established in 1996 following the death of George P. Hart, a well-respected 30-year member of the Political Science department and an associate dean in the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences. Hart had also served on the Academic Senate for 15 years.

Characteristics of the successful candidate would include:

  • Influence that extends beyond the boundaries of the academic setting, enriching the wider community
  • Strong personal traits that reflect compassion, benevolence and intellectual curiosity
  • Exemplary leadership at the university
  • Active participation in the life of the university
  • Recognized role model for faculty and students, and
  • Active community leader

Nominations are due by May 7. Please direct signed nominations (one-page letter format  please, no self-nominations) to:

The George P. Hart Award

c/o Tomas D. Morales, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs