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President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Advancing Globalization

(one award for tenured/tenure-track faculty)

Purpose of award

This award is to recognize, encourage and reward either an individual or a team of faculty who have significantly expanded UTSA’s involvement in the global arena. The distinguished faculty should have made contributions in one or more of the following areas: the development and implementation of international components into the curriculum; study-abroad programs; collaborations with foreign institutions.

Screening process and nomination packet

A President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Advancing Globalization review committee will focus on this award and be composed of former award recipients. The nomination packet for this award will consist of only the following, assembled into a single PDF file in the order indicated:

  1. award nomination form
  2. recent letter of support/nomination from the department chair
  3. self-statement of advancement of globalization (not to exceed 5 pages). The statement should speak to
    • the nature and quality of involvement in the global arena
    • how these efforts have expanded UTSA’s globalization efforts and either enhanced the institution’s global visibility or broadened students’ awareness of global issues.
  4. current curriculum vitae that includes involvement in the global arena

No additional materials should be submitted.

Previous recipients of the President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Advancing Globalization are ineligible for nomination for this award.

Each college may submit a maximum number of nominees (based on the size of the college) for this award category:

College

Maximum Number
of Nominees

COA

1

COB

4

COE

2

COEHD

3

COLFA

5

COPP

1

COS

4

University College

1

Honors College

1

Past Recipients

2013  Carlos D. Garcia, Sciences
2012  Mohammad Jamshidi, Engineering
2011  Misty Sailors, Education and Human Development
(PDF of nomination packet)
2010  Norma Cantu, Liberal and Fine Arts
2009  Cheryl Linthicum, Business
2008  Victoria Jones, Business