UNC Today: Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Presidential Search Committee Update

At a special meeting of the UNC Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Feb. 14, the board met in executive session with the presidential search committee and continued to review materials submitted by additional candidates. The committee discussed the candidates who will be invited for initial interviews. First-round interviews when scheduled will be conducted in early March. Continue Reading

Submit Nominations for M. Lucile Harrison Award by Friday

Nominations for the M. Lucile Harrison Award, which recognizes a faculty member with a long career of professional excellence, are due in the Provost's office no later than Friday, Feb. 23. Nomination letters may be submitted by faculty, staff or students and include a letter of recommendation, two additional letters of support, and the nominee's current vita.

Submissions should be sent to provost.office@unco.edu by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23.

Review criteria include but are not limited to: evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching, a continuous record of peer reviewed nationally/internationally disseminated research, scholarship or creative works, service to program, university, discipline or community. More information, including criteria, a list of past recipients, and complete instructions for submitting a nomination are on the Provost's Office website.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of the Provost at 351-2823.

Faculty/Staff Night at Men's Basketball Game Thursday

UNC faculty and staff can receive free admission to the men's home basketball game between UNC and Northern Arizona at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bank of Colorado Arena at Butler-Hancock Athletic Center. Get your free general admision ticket in advance today by visiting uncbears.com/tickets and entering promo code MBBFSNIGHT. On gameday, visit the box office at Butler-Hancock. The offer is good for one ticket per employee. Additional tickets are also available at regular prices (plus fees).

Service Milestone Verification Needed for Staff Recognition Banquet

The 47th annual Staff Recognition Banquet, which includes recognition of service milestones achieved by staff during 2017, will he held March 26. Please review the awardee list (PDF) and contact Julie Nava, 351-2621, by Friday, March 9, with corrections, including name adjustments.

Call for Proposals: 2018 Summer Support Initiative (SSI)

The AVP for Research and the Faculty Research and Publications Board (FRPB) invite Summer Support Initiative (SSI) applications to support grant writing, research, scholarship, and creative works projects. Awards of up to $6,000 plus fringe benefits will be made on a competitive basis. The application deadline is noon on Friday, March 9. More information, including eligibility requirements and proposal submission procedures are available on the Office of Research website http://www.unco.edu/research/faculty-research/support-for-faculty-research/summer-support-initative.aspx.

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