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Performance, Creative Production


ONE AWARD FOR TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY


Purpose of Award

This award is to recognize, encourage and reward those individuals whose performance, creative production, or other related scholarly achievement in arts or design has manifested exceptional excellence and merit. This award is also meant to reward faculty whose artistic and/or design achievement has directly or indirectly benefited students, the San Antonio community (or other communities), and/or has made a significant contribution to the faculty member’s discipline.


Criteria

The selection committee will consider the following criteria in selecting winners:

  • The degree to which the artistic/design achievement is exceptionally meritorious
  • The degree to which the artistic/design achievement has benefitted UTSA students, the San Antonio community (or other communities) and/or has made a significant contribution to the faculty member’s discipline.

Nomination Materials

A selection committee composed of faculty will review nomination packets. The nomination packet for this award will consist of only the following, assembled into a single PDF file in the order indicated:

  1. Complete award nomination form
  2. Recent letter of support/nomination from a peer faculty colleague, department chair, or a college leader.
  3. Self-statement by nominee (max. 2 pages) that:
    • Describes the specific artistic /design activity for which the faculty member is being nominated
    • Explains the impact of the artistic/design activity on UTSA students, the community (San Antonio or others) and/or the nominee’s discipline
  4. CV of nominee

Optional:

  • A letter of support from a community member familiar with the faculty member’s contributions to the San Antonio (or other) community.

No additional materials should be submitted.

Each dean’s office should upload completed nomination packets by the deadline.

Previous recipients of the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Performance, Creative Production, or Other Scholarly Achievement 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:

SEE TABLE BELOW

College Maximum Number of Nominees
CEID 3
ACOB 3
COEHD 3
COLFA 3
COS 4
HCaP 4
University College 1
Honors College 1

Past Recipients

2021

Sarah Lasley, Liberal and Fine Arts

2019 

Rita Linard, Liberal and Fine Arts

2018 

Taeg Nishimoto, Architecture, Construction and Planning

2017 

Ethan Wickman, Liberal and Fine Arts

2016 

Ben V. Olguín, Liberal and Fine Arts

2015 

Kasandra Keeling, Liberal and Fine Arts

2014 

Bonnie Lyons, Liberal and Fine Arts

2013 

Matthew Dunne, Liberal and Fine Arts

2012 

Jeanne Reesman, Liberal and Fine Arts

2011 

David Heuser, Liberal and Fine Arts

2010 

Wendy Barker, Liberal and Fine Arts

 

2009 

John Silantien, Liberal and Fine Arts

2008 

Vincent Canizaro, Architecture

2007 

Mahesh Senagala, Architecture

2006 

William McCrary, Liberal and Fine Arts

2005 

Ken D. Little, Liberal and Fine Arts

2004 

Stephen Reynolds, Liberal and Fine Arts

2003 

Ken D. Little, Liberal and Fine Arts

2002 

Neil Maurer, Liberal and Fine Arts

2001 

Charles Field, Liberal and Fine Arts

1999 

Ken D. Little, Fine Arts and Humanities

1998 

Ronald Binks, Fine Arts and Humanities

1997 

Wendy Barker, Fine Arts and Humanities

1996 

Constance Lowe, Fine Arts and Humanities

1995 

Valeri Grokhovski, Fine Arts and Humanities

1994 

Daniel Gelo, Social and Behavioral Sciences

1993 

Stephen Reynolds, Fine Arts and Humanities

1992 

John Silantien, Fine Arts and Humanities

1991 

Kent Rush, Fine Arts and Humanities

1990 

Dennis Olsen, Fine Arts and Humanities