Awards: Nominations Due March 17
of Women Faculty and Administrators (AWFA) invites you to nominate candidates for three annual awards.
These will be presented at the awards breakfast tentatively
scheduled for April 13 at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel.
Nominations are invited for the following awards:
Lenore Williams Award: In 1984, AWFA received a bequest
from Lenore Williams, wife of former provost Edwin B.
Williams. In her honor, AWFA established an award to
be given each year to an outstanding female scholar or
leader. Preference will be given to a distinguished woman,
affiliated with Penn, whose contributions extend within
and beyond our campus.
Alice Paul Awards: Named in honor of Dr. Alice Paul--suffragist
leader, founder of the National Women's Party, author
of the Equal Rights Amendment, Penn alumna, and internationally
known humanitarian--the awards are presented to undergraduate
or graduate women in recognition of their outstanding
service to women. We wish to honor those who made contributions
to women in the Penn community.
Robert E. Davies Award: This award is in honor of
the late feminist and distinguished Penn scholar. The
award will be bestowed on an individual involved in social
Lynda Hart Award, established in Spring, 2001: The
award is given to a woman student who has made an outstanding
contribution to the artistic life of the Penn campus.
The award is in memory of Lynda Hart, professor of English,
who was a mentor to many and a moving force behind the
Women's Theater Festival.
your nomination, include the following: specify award,
name of nominee, the nature of the nominee's achievement
and why you consider the contribution to be meritorious,
position of nominee, mailing address, phone number, e-mail
address, your name, position, mailing address, phone number,
submit nominations by March 17, 2004 to: Kristin
Davidson, Chair, Awards Committee, AWFA, College of Arts & Sciences,
120 Logan Hall/6304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
your nominee is selected, we will invite you to say a few
words of introduction on her behalf at the Awards Breakfast.
McCue, Associate Director,
and Conference Services