Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award - Dossier Requirements and Format
- Cover sheet (click to download template)
- Executive summary (1 page) of the dossier signed by the dean or the chair, as appropriate.
The most useful summary does more than list the contents and reiterate the letters. In its own words the summary illustrates why the Teaching Awards Committee should give an award to the nominee. Thus it makes a clear makes a clear, persuasive case for the nominee. For example, the executive summary might identify the main reasons for the nomination and/or refer directly to the nominee’s strengths and talents.
- Nominee’s curriculum vitae (2 pages)
- Nominee’s reflective and personal statement about mentoring (1 page). The committee is looking at how nominees articulate their beliefs about and commitment to mentoring faculty colleagues both inside and outside the department and/or school.
- Four-six one-page letters of support in this order:
- 1 from the nominator
- 1 from either the nominee’s chair, associate dean or dean
- 2 (at least) from faculty colleagues mentored by the nominee offering explicit examples of how the mentoring influenced their professionUal lives at U. Va.
NB: It is imperative for the sake of fairness that all dossiers conform to these requirements. Any that do not will not be considered by the committee.
- 11 pages maximum, including cover sheet
- 12-point font, Times New Roman
- Margins: 1” top and bottom, 1.25”sides
- No folders or binders. Clipped or stapled only.
Please deliver 13 copies of the complete nomination dossier by 5:00 pm, Monday, February 4, 2013 to the Provost’s Office (Booker House), ATTN: Deirdre Davie (982-2016 or firstname.lastname@example.org).