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This award honors a GVSU faculty member for significant service, teaching, program development, international projects, and other contributions to the internationalization of the University and campus community. It recognizes the achievements of tenured, tenure-track, or affiliate faculty members who advance international education and the global learning mission at GVSU. Examples of such accomplishments include, but are not limited to:
The award winner is chosen by a special subcommittee of the International Education Committee (faculty governance advisory committee). To be eligible, individuals must have been employed at GVSU for at least five years, and be a tenured, tenure-track, or affiliate faculty member. Individuals cannot be a previous winner in the past five years. Self-nominations are not accepted. Current members of the International Education Committee are not eligible for the award; IEC committee members may nominate a colleague, but the nominators must recuse themselves from the review committee for that award cycle. The award will be presented at the annual faculty awards ceremony, typically held in February of each Winter semester.
Nominations may come from any member of the GVSU community and must include:
Submission Deadline: 1 November of each Fall semester
Submit the nomination form and supporting materials, by email as a .pdf document, to:
Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall
Nominations will be reviewed by the Selection Committee, which will make a formal recommendation to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. The winner will be announced at the annual Faculty Awards Convocation, which is held in February each year.
2019: Sherie Klee
2018: John Constantelos
2017 Carol Sanchez - Seidman College of Business
2016 Jim Goode - History Department