Now accepting nominations for Vermont Women in Higher Education Awards!

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Each year, the Vermont Women in Higher Education presents three awards to outstanding women.  VWHE is pleased to accept nominations through June 7, 2013 for  the Sister Elizabeth Candon Award for Distinguished Service; the Jackie Gribbons Award for Leadership; and the Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award.

The Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award is presented to a woman who has shown evidence of promoting and working toward the advancement of women in higher education and involvement at the national, regional, state, and local levels in related activities.

The Jackie Gribbons Leadership Award is presented to a woman who has demonstrated leadership ability, served as a model and mentor, developed innovative programs, and contributed significantly to the institution and profession.

The Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award is presented to a woman who is in the early stages of her career, demonstrates excellence in her contributions to students, colleagues, and/or her institution (in such areas as service, innovative programs, teaching, research, etc.), and shows promise and potential for future contributions.

The awards will be presented at the annual dinner in the fall. Criteria for each award and nomination forms are available on our web site:www.vwhe.org.  You may also find us on  Facebook and please join us on Linked In.

If you have questions or need further information, please contact Ellen Danahy Liptak  at (802) 485-2084 or by: email eliptak@norwich.edu.  We look forward to receiving your nomination(s).

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