Leadership In Action Call for Nominations Criteria

Nomination Application

The Butler Leadership in Action Award will recognize Purdue faculty, staff and students who have shown exemplary leadership within their respective areas of expertise. Whether it is through excellence in a particular field or demonstrable commitment to the success and development of other leaders, this award will acknowledge honorees’ accomplishments and professional contributions.

There are three categories of awards, honoring a faculty member, a staff member, and a student, each of whom must show leadership with direct effect on their work and community environments.

To be eligible for the Butler Leadership in Action Award, the individual must demonstrate the following:

* Overarching commitment to launching tomorrow’s leaders by showing ongoing dedication to mentoring students, colleagues and/or peers to pursue excellence and fostering an atmosphere of cooperation and creativity that contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of their peers.

* Favorable representation of their department and the University, both on and off campus.

* Skillful motivation, organization, dedication and/or influence within their area of research, discipline or other work.

* Ongoing commitment to engagement at the local, state, national and/or global level.

* Active service to the campus community as well as national service to academic and/or professional organizations. 

Nominations may be self-made or submitted on the nominee’s behalf. Nominations must include a cover letter of no more than two pages that cites the nominee’s strengths, years of services and examples of commitment to leadership. Two letters of support will be accepted. A CV/resume of nominee should be included as well.  

 Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 3.

 Please note the Violet Haas and Leadership In Action Award reception date has changed to December 5, 2017 3pm to 5pm in PMU Anniversary Drawing Room.  

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