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Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration

Each year, NCURA recognizes one individual at the Annual Meeting who has made significant contributions to the profession of Research Administration and has demonstrated noteworthy service to NCURA by presenting its Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration.

 

NCURA’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NLDC) invites nominations for this prestigious award. Individuals considered for this recognition must be current or past NCURA members and have made 1) noteworthy contributions to NCURA, and 2) significant contributions to the profession of Research Administration, as evidenced in ways such as publications, presentations, teaching, mentoring, and service to one’s home institution/organization or outside organizations. Please note, current National officers (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) and NCURA Standing Committee (FMC, NLDC and PDC) Chairs and Vice Chairs are ineligible for nomination for an Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration Award.

The submission materials include:

  • A letter of nomination (300-400 words) written by someone with personal knowledge of the nominee that states why the individual should be considered for this honor and confirms that the nominee will be available to personally accept the award at the upcoming Annual Meeting;
  • A letter of support from the nominee’s institution/organization that comments on this person’s role in research administration;
  • Up to three letters of support from NCURA members that comment on this person’s role in research administration; and
  • An abbreviated resume of the nominee summarizing educational background and professional service.
  • To re-nominate a previous candidate, please submit a revised letter of nomination and supply copies of past, revised, or new letters of support.

Inquiries regarding the award may be directed to Kathleen Larmett at (202) 466-3894.

All nominations and supporting materials from the nominees must be sent electronically to awards@ncura.edu on or before March 15, 2021.

 

Ann Holmes

University of Maryland, College Park

 

The award is NCURA’s highest honor and is presented during the Annual Meeting. First awarded in 1994, there have been twenty-seven recipients:

2021
Ann Holmes, University of Maryland, College Park
2020
Judy Fredenberg, University of Montana
2019
Dan Nordquist, Washington State University
2018
Denise Clark, University of Maryland, College Park
2017
David Richardson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2016
Pamela Webb, University of Minnesota
2015
Pamela Whitlock, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Emeritus)
2014
Jamie Caldwell, Loyola University Chicago
2013
Gunta Liders, University of Rochester
2012
David J. Mayo, California Institute of Technology
2011
Peggy Lowry, Oregon State University (Emeritus)
2010
Jerry Fife, Vanderbilt University
2009
Marianne Rinaldo Woods, University of Texas at San Antonio
2008
Cheryl-Lee Howard, The Johns Hopkins University
2007
Robert Killoren, Jr., The Ohio State University
2006
Mary Ellen Sheridan, University of Chicago
2005
Stephen Hansen, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
2004
Kim Moreland, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2003
Ada Sue Selwitz, University of Kentucky
2002
Jane Youngers, University of Texas Health Science Center
2001
Mareda Weiss, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2000
Richard Seligman, California Institute of Technology
1999
Ardis Savory, University of South Carolina (Emeritus)
1998
Eric Rude, University of Wisconsin (Emeritus)
1997
George Dummer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1996
Dennis Barnes, Southeastern Universities
1995
Tony Merritt, University of Pennsylvania
1994
Julie Norris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology