August 24, 2006— Nominations are now being accepted for the Thomas Jefferson Award, the highest honor given to a member of the University community. The award will be given at Fall Convocation to a member of the faculty, administration or staff who has exemplified in character, work and influence the principles and ideals of Jefferson.
The award consists of a citation and a cash prize, the income of an endowment established in 1955 by the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation. To be eligible to receive the award, a person must have served at the University for a minimum of 15 years in a full-time capacity.
Retired faculty and staff are not eligible. Send nominations with supporting data (e.g., resume, letters) to the Thomas Jefferson Award Committee, Leake Cottage, Box 400139, by
noon on Sept. 20.