seeks a few good women
The Women Faculty and
Professional Association is seeking nominations to honor women
with two annual awards: the Woman of Achievement Award, which
recognizes a woman who has led the way in improving the status
of women or who is outstanding in her role as a manager, organizer,
researcher or teacher; and the Aspiring Woman Award, given to
to a female U.Va. employee who has returned to school to obtain
a degree (associate, undergraduate or graduate). Nominations for
both awards are due March 6 by noon.
women employed by the University are eligible for both awards,
which will be given to the winners at the WFPA spring luncheon.
packages for the Woman of Achievement award should include a letter
of nomination, a summary of accomplishments (e.g., current resumé,
curriculum vitae, or summary statement), and two letters of recommendation.
Please provide specific details related to the nominee's professional
achievements, including her role in the promotion of women's issues
at the University.
the package to the selection committee in care of Karen Allen,
Box 262, Environmental Health and Safety (or call her at 982-4913).
Resubmissions of previous nominations are encouraged.
Aspiring Woman Award is an annual $250 scholarship. To be eligible,
the woman must have been a U.Va. employee, full- or part-time,
for at least one year, and be enrolled in a degree program. An
application, recommendation letter from a faculty adviser and
a copy of the applicant's most recent grades are required. For
an application, call Kathy Sudduth at 924-5184.