The Outstanding Graduate Faculty Leadership Award recognizes graduate faculty who demonstrate the highest level of quality of leadership in their department, college, and UNLV community. Some of the qualities of an exceptional graduate faculty leadership include (but are not limited to):
- Serving on committees and attending events in department, college, Graduate College and UNLV community in support of graduate education.
- Mentoring graduate students to successful achievements (in addition to degree completion).
- Providing outstanding service leadership in collaboration with, or in the service of, the Graduate College.
- Engaging in, leading, or significantly advancing efforts that help move the university toward innovative and impactful graduate education, research, scholarship or creative activity to help meet our shared top tier goals.
The recipient of this Award will receive $1,500 and a plaque, and be recognized at the Annual Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony and at the Annual Graduate College Awards Ceremony.
Outstanding Graduate Faculty Leadership Award Winners
Dr. Natalie Pennington, Communication Studies
Dr. Kaitlin Clinnin, English
Dr. Peter Gray, Anthropology
Dr. Pramen P. Shrestha, Engineering
Dr. Jennifer Rennels, Psychology
Dr. Hokwon Cho, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Dr. Janet Dufek, Kinesiology