Below you will find the selection criteria and nomination form for the Philanthropist Award for the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
All nominations will be reviewed by the selection committee. Winners will be notified and invited to attend the College of Arts & Sciences Annual Awards dinner, in association with the fall meeting of the Dean’s Advisory Board.
Deadline for nominations: May 12
For questions or more information, please call or email Jan Duncan at (865) 974-1815 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Arts & Sciences Philanthropist Award recognizes the exceptional generosity and impact of a philanthropist on the College of Arts & Sciences. It is designed to publicly acknowledge those individuals – alumni or friends – whose philanthropy has made a significant difference to the College of Arts & Sciences over an extended period of time.
-Be an alumnus/alumna or friend of the College of Arts and Sciences
-Contributed significant resources to the College of Arts & Sciences or to one of its
academic departments or programs
-Exhibited a passion for the College of Arts & Sciences or a unit therein through a
record of engagement
One College of Arts & Sciences Philanthropist Award may be given annually to an
individual, couple, or family.
There will be a common procedure for nominations for all College of Arts & Sciences awards. Nominations can be made by any person affiliated with the College of Arts & Sciences and must be submitted online. The responsibility for completing nomination information lies with the nominator/s.
Required for nomination:
-Cover letter / nominating statement
-Completed nomination form
-Letters of recommendation with contact information (up to three will be accepted)
The awards will be selected by members of the College Award Selection Committee, which consists of one faculty representative from each Division plus Interdisciplinary Programs and the Executive Director of Development. The Committee will submit its recommendations to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for final approval. Recipients, family members (within reason) and their nominator/s will be invited to the College of Arts & Sciences Annual Awards dinner. If an award recipient cannot attend, a family member will be encouraged to attend in his/her stead.