This award recognizes one individual who has made significant contributions to establishing or strengthening meaningful ties between the University and our global partners.
One completed nomination form and one support form are required. Additional support forms are optional and will be accepted if submitted. If nomination and support forms are not fully complete, submissions will not be reviewed by Awards and Recognition Committee.
College of Education and Human Development faculty (tenured, tenure track, term or jointly-appointed), part-time and adjunct faculty at Western Michigan University are eligible for nomination. Individuals may not receive this award more than once in a five-year period.
- Engages in creating and strengthening University and global collaborations.
- Contributes to collaboration which provides significant and recognizable global contributions.
- Serves as an outstanding role model for promoting global connections.
- Each nomination and supporting letter must be at least 350 words, with a maximum of 500.
Nominations are reviewed and selected by the College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Committee. Award recipients will be notified by early April. Awards will be presented at the College of Education Awards and Recognition Celebration.
Nominations may originate from the dean or other college administrators, department chairs, program directors, department committees, individual faculty, staff or students. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations and letters of support should clearly identify and document how the nominee meets each of the criteria listed above.
2022 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Dr. Donna Talbot
2021 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Dr. D. Eric Archer
2020 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Dr. Moi Mooi Lew
2019 Award Recipient
- Dr. Jennifer Foster
2018 award recipient
- Dr. Andrea Smith
2017 Award Recipient
- Dr. Yuanlong Liu
2016 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Dr. Sarah Summy
2015 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Dr. Eric Archer