Dunlevie Honors Term Professorship

Published: January 6th, 2010

Category: Memos

Kevin Knudson, Director, University Honors Program

Call for Nominations
The University Honors Program solicits nominations for the Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professorship. Candidates must be among the university’s most esteemed faculty. The Professorship will be for a period of one academic year (2010-11), and the duties of the position consist of the following.

  1. Teach one course for the Honors Program in the fall 2010 semester on a topic of the Professor’s choosing.
  2. Organize a lecture, workshop, roundtable, or similar activity involving an external speaker of the Dunlevie Professor’s choosing in the spring 2011 semester.

Additionally, the Dunlevie Professor will be encouraged to participate in collaborative research and outreach functions with Honors students.
As compensation, the faculty member selected as the Dunlevie Professor will receive $5000 in summer salary in 2010. A budget of $5000 will be provided for the spring semester activity. Additionally, the professor’s home department will receive a payment of $2000 and will be allowed to keep the fall course SCH (that is, the course will be listed in the home department but will be designated as Honors). All funds are provided via the Dunlevie Endowment.

Eligibility. Nominees must be tenured regular faculty at UF. Departments are encouraged to nominate their most distinguished professors for this award.

Nomination Procedure. Department chairs may nominate one faculty member from their department. The packet must include

  1. A letter of nomination from the chair, outlining the faculty member’s qualifications for and interest in the Professorship. This letter must also indicate the title of the proposed course for the fall semester and a tentative description of the spring activity.
  2. A current curriculum vitae of the nominee.

Nominations should be sent via e-mail attachment to Dr. Kevin Knudson at kknudson@honors.ufl.edu. Please use the subject “Dunlevie nomination” when submitting. All documents must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2010. Questions may be directed to Dr. Knudson via e-mail or by calling 846-6083.

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