January 25, 2021
Deadlines for faculty and staff
Here are some deadlines for nominations, applications and such for West Lafayette campus or University matters. This list is limited to things potentially involving faculty and staff from numerous sectors of the campus or University. (Listings may be derived from Purdue Today articles or Purdue news releases. Other submissions are welcome. Send by Wednesday; list updated on Monday. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
* = Student awards and opportunities for which faculty-staff nominations are invited or needed, or about which faculty-staff communication to students is appreciated.
Distinguished Women Scholars awards. Nominations due 5 p.m. Feb. 4. To honor Purdue doctoral alumnae who have contributed significantly to their fields of study. Office of the Provost; Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. (Virtual reception March 17.) Article about women scholars award
Focus Awards. Nominations due Feb. 8. Office of Institutional Equity. For advancing "the University’s commitment to disability accessibility and disability diversity initiatives." Categories: faculty, staff, student, organization. Article about Focus Awards | Website
Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Awards. Nominations due Feb. 15. Awards in faculty and staff categories; both recognize dedicated international efforts to increase Purdue’s recognition as a leader in higher education. Office of Global Partnerships and Global Academic Committee. Article about globalization awards
* Flora Roberts Award (outstanding senior woman) and G.A. Ross Award (outstanding senior man). Nominations due Feb. 15. Office of the Dean of Students. Article on top student awards
Project proposals by faculty for Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship program. Proposals for summer session due Feb. 19. Faculty propose research projects; committee selects projects by March 8. Undergraduates sign up for a project. Faculty project supervisors select students; program provides majority of student’s pay. Article about DURI faculty project proposals
Morrill Awards. Nominations due Feb. 28. Office of the Provost. Recognition of outstanding career achievements by West Lafayette campus full professors "who have excelled as teachers, researchers and scholars, and in engagement missions." $30,000 prize. Article
Research projects focused on the academy. Proposals due 5 p.m. March 1. Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. Selected projects will receive up to $5,000 funding. Two categories: one for associate professors, one for assistant professors.
Purdue's most prestigious awards in research, scholarly or creative work. Nominations due March 10. Office for Research and Partnerships. Three awards: the Lu Ann Aday Award (humanities and social sciences); the Arden L. Bement Jr. Award (pure and applied sciences and engineering); Herbert Newby McCoy Award (natural sciences). Article about research award nominations
Community Standards Board membership. No deadline specified. Student, faculty and staff applicants welcome. Board deals with serious student conduct cases. Article on standards board
Amelia Earhart Faculty-in-Residence Program. No deadline specified. Program for a faculty member to live at Earhart Hall and participate in the hall’s community. Article on Earhart program
Bravo Award. Recognizing and rewarding employees' "extraordinary performance which produces a measurable outcome." The program authorizes each unit to determine its own nomination and award process. More about Bravo Award