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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 Robert C. Andresen Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration.
Bob’s volunteer work for NCURA was known by many as he worked at the regional, national, and global levels. In addition to serving as NCURA President in 2016, Bob served as National Treasurer, FRA Conference Co-chair, Chair of the Financial Management Committee, Chair of the Nominating & Leadership Development Committee and a Member of the NCURA Board of Directors in addition to many other committees. A long-time NCURA traveling faculty, Bob was one of the developers and faculty of NCURA’s first global workshop that took place in Qatar in 2012. He went on to teach in other areas around the world, including England, Russia, Italy, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. In 2016 Bob led an NCURA delegation to Cuba in an effort to increase collaboration between US and Cuban scientists. Bob was awarded the Gold Award in 2021.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org on or before March 10, 2023.
The award is NCURA’s highest honor and is presented during the Annual Meeting. First awarded in 1994, there have been twenty-seven recipients: