Call for nominations: 2009 Julia Beveridge Awards for outstanding women of the IIT community. Nominations due by February 17.
About the award
The Julia Beveridge Award is named for an extraordinary woman who served as the librarian of the Armour Mission and as the first registrar of the Armour Institute. Widely recognized for her contributions to the Armour Mission and for her strong leadership, Ms. Beveridge's devotion to students and her lifelong commitment to nurturing the talent of young women and men secured her reputation as a consummate educator. The annual presentation of this award is intended to recognize the importance of such commitment to IIT and the community, and to evoke the memory of all that Ms. Beveridge exemplified as a teacher, administrator and human being.
Eligibility is limited to the women of IIT, including faculty, staff, trustees, friends of the university and alumnae, who fit any number of criteria listed below:
- Has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the university. This may be represented in many ways: commitment to elevating the status of her unit; continuously assisting other women on campus or the community at large; promoting and advancing the recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women; participating and assisting in the establishment of career or academic mentoring for young women; or serving as an exceptional role model.
- Has made significant contributions to her profession through the dissemination of knowledge, research, teaching and public presentations.
Visit http://www.iit.edu/beveridge for more information about the award or to fill out an electronic nomination form.
Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus
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