2018 NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award Nomination Information

This award was established to recognize the achievements of alumni who work in education as teachers, researchers, and/or administrators.

Alumni will be considered for both their accomplishments in their academic field and service to their alma mater.

Through the awards program, the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association expresses its pride and appreciation for these individuals and their service to teaching, enhancing educational opportunities, and expanding research to better our world. It focuses attention not only on these outstanding persons and their accomplishments, but also on the vital relationship between alumni and the university in promoting education and enhancing society through research and academic excellence.

The award recipient will be invited to return to NDSU to present one or more formal presentations. There may also be events with current students, faculty, and community leaders scheduled around the recipient's visit.

Nomination Process

  1. Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination packet.
  2. Instructions to nominator:
    1. Be sure to keep a copy of all materials submitted for personal future reference.
    2. Submit only the original packet material. There is no need to provide multiple copies of the nomination packet.
    3. Please do not place nomination papers in a binder. Please keep items in an 8 1/2 x 11, one-sided format that is easy to copy.
  3. The following criteria are required:
    1. A completed nomination form.
    2. A letter from the nominator noting at least three specific reasons for the nominee to be considered.
    3. Three additional letters supporting the nomination. (If more than three letters are received, the first three letters received will be placed in the nomination folder.) Please be sure all support letter writers include their address and contact information. All support letter writers will be notified if their nominee is chosen as a recipient.
    4. A detailed vita/resume listing awards, accomplishments, education, etc.
    5. A one-page summary of the vita/resume including outstanding contributions and facts that you want the Selection Committee to specifically note.

Eligibility

  1. NDSU alumni who are graduates or former students are eligible to receive the award.
  2. Current members of the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association Boards are not eligible.
  3. Current NDSU faculty and staff are not eligible.
  4. There will be no posthumous awards.

Process

  1. A committee made up of Foundation and Alumni Association board members and university deans will select recipients.
  2. When the recipients have been selected, they will be notified by an NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association representative. Nominators will be notified once all recipients have been notified.
  3. Nominations submitted, but not selected, will be kept on file to be considered for two additional years. Updated nominee information is encouraged.

A complete nomination packet will include the following, please check that the required items are enclosed:

  • The completed nomination form.
  • Nomination letter noting at least three specific reasons for the nominee to be considered.
  • No more than three additional letters supporting the nomination.
  • A detailed vita/résumé listing awards, accomplishments, education, etc.
  • A one-page summary of the vita/résumé including outstanding contributions and facts that you want the Selection Committee to specifically note.

Please send completed nominations by July 14, 2017 to:

Alumni Awards Committee
NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association
1241 University Dr N
Fargo, ND 58102
800-279-8971
Fax: 701-231-6801
office@ndsualumni.com

If you choose to electronically send your nominations, please fill out the following form and click on the submit button to send.

Henry L. Bolley Award

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