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President's Message | Reports & Announcements


January 30, 2014

 TO: Campus Community
 FROM: Neil Kerwin, President
 SUBJECT: Launch of Nomination Process—2014 University Awards
   for Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni


I am pleased to announce the launch of the annual University Awards process.

You are encouraged to nominate deserving graduating students, faculty, staff, and alumni whose exceptional dedication, hard work, or outstanding service represent the best of AU and enable us to fulfill our mission.

This year’s awards process includes:

As in previous years, each award is accompanied by a cash prize:
  • $250 to $1,000 for student awards
  • $750 for staff awards (not to exceed $5,000 for a group award)
  • $2,000 to $5,000 for faculty awards

Detailed information about the awards, selection criteria, deadlines, and past recipients is on the University Awards website.

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