*Office of the Provost
and Senior Vice President*



February 12, 2020

TO:            UVM Community

FROM:      Jim O. Vigoreaux
                   Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

RE: Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

I am pleased to announce a call for nominations for the /Outstanding 
Faculty Advisor Award./

The Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award annually recognizes a faculty 
member at UVM who has achieved excellence in undergraduate academic 
advising. This Award is a collaboration of the Office of the Provost, 
the Student Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, and The Student 
Government Association.

Nominations are submitted using this online form - 
- and are due by *February 14, 2020.*

The Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs will appoint a review 
committee to make final recommendations to the Provost for the award. 
For more information go to

The nominal frequency of the award is yearly, but only when a truly 
outstanding recipient has been identified. Along with the Award, the 
recipient has their choice of a $2,500 cash award (taxable) or $2,500 in 
professional development funds.

Criteria for the Advisor:
•    Helps students to understand academic requirements, policies and 
•    Helps students clarify their goals and direction
•    Helps students make informed decisions
•    Helps students plan for life after graduation
•    Makes students aware of opportunities for academic and personal 
growth and development
•    Helps students create and make use of formal and informal networks 
throughout the University
•    Helps students realize their maximum educational potential
•    Connects students with on-campus resources and support services as 
•    Displays responsiveness, availability, concern, respect and depth 
of knowledge
•    Strives for continuous improvement as an advisor

Cc:    Suresh V. Garimella, President
          Patricia A. Prelock, Provost and Senior Vice President

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