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  • Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award | Secretary of the Faculty
    II 900 ff Use of facilities Faculty Divisions Arts Humanities Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Biological Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Physical Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Social Studies Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Honorific Modified Professorial Titles Faculty Services New Faculty Welcome The Tenure Process at UW Madison Reflecting on the First Year Faculty Networking Lunch Series Assistant Professor Chats Mid Career Faculty Chats Women Faculty Mentoring Program Events Committees elections ballots Generate a meeting notice Awards Lectures Academic Calendar About Us UW Search My UW Map Calendar You are here Home Awards Lectures Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award Call for Nominations 2015 2016 The Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award recognizes a currently enrolled doctoral student in the social studies who has demonstrated outstanding research and scholarly writing accomplishments while a graduate student at UW Madison One recipient selected by the Social Studies Divisional Committee will receive a 1 000 cash prize One or two students may be identified by the committee for honorable mention Nominations are accepted from faculty in the social studies Multiple nominations will be accepted The award requires that the candidate s work be excellent and demonstrate outstanding research in the social studies The work must be sole authored and may be a book manuscript seminar paper course paper or paper submitted for presentation at a professional conference or to a scholarly journal Publication may already have occurred or may be the student s ultimate goal but prior publication or acceptance for publication is not a prerequisite for the award Theses and dissertations may not be submitted although the student may submit papers derived from these larger works Note Whenever a student completes a promising paper that leads to co authorship for publication with a faculty member

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  • Hilldale Awards | Secretary of the Faculty
    Divisional Committee Physical Sciences Divisional Committee and Social Studies Divisional Committee 2015 2016 Hilldale Awards Given annually since 1986 1987 the Hilldale Awards recognize distinguished contributions to teaching research and service One faculty member is honored in each division Each recipient receives a 7 500 cash prize and is recognized at a spring meeting of the Faculty Senate Nominations are accepted from department chairs If a center institute or other unit wishes to advance a nomination it should coordinate the nomination with an academic department Each department may nominate one tenured faculty member Neither emeritus faculty nor university officials at the rank of associate dean or above are eligible for the award A candidate who is not selected will be considered for two additional award cycles unless the nominating department chooses to nominate another faculty member for the award Nominations should be addressed to the appropriate divisional committee a nd sent to Michaela Aust michaela aust wisc edu by Tuesday 15 December Each nomination letter should be a single pdf and should present the candidate s contributions to teaching research and service include the candidate s full curriculum vitae Biological Sciences only append up to two external letters of support 2016 2017 Hilldale Lecture Series Since 1973 1974 the Hilldale Lecture Series has showcased distinguished thinkers whose contributions to contemporary culture and science have received international recognition and acclaim One lecture is funded annually in each division All lectures are free and open to the public Successful nominations receive support from the Hilldale Fund of 5 000 up to 4 000 of which may be allocated to the speaker s honorarium with the remainder covering allowable expenses Please note that UW Madison s policy on air travel has changed Effective 5 January 2015 all airfare reservations initiated by University employees

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  • Hilldale Lectures | Secretary of the Faculty
    Physical Sciences Divisional Committee and Social Studies Divisional Committee 2015 2016 Hilldale Awards Given annually since 1986 1987 the Hilldale Awards recognize distinguished contributions to teaching research and service One faculty member is honored in each division Each recipient receives a 7 500 cash prize and is recognized at a spring meeting of the Faculty Senate Nominations are accepted from department chairs If a center institute or other unit wishes to advance a nomination it should coordinate the nomination with an academic department Each department may nominate one tenured faculty member Neither emeritus faculty nor university officials at the rank of associate dean or above are eligible for the award A candidate who is not selected will be considered for two additional award cycles unless the nominating department chooses to nominate another faculty member for the award Nominations should be addressed to the appropriate divisional committee a nd sent to Michaela Aust michaela aust wisc edu by Tuesday 15 December Each nomination letter should be a single pdf and should present the candidate s contributions to teaching research and service include the candidate s full curriculum vitae Biological Sciences only append up to two external letters of support 2016 2017 Hilldale Lecture Series Since 1973 1974 the Hilldale Lecture Series has showcased distinguished thinkers whose contributions to contemporary culture and science have received international recognition and acclaim One lecture is funded annually in each division All lectures are free and open to the public Successful nominations receive support from the Hilldale Fund of 5 000 up to 4 000 of which may be allocated to the speaker s honorarium with the remainder covering allowable expenses Please note that UW Madison s policy on air travel has changed Effective 5 January 2015 all airfare reservations initiated by University employees must be

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  • Honorary Degrees | Secretary of the Faculty
    ballots Generate a meeting notice Awards Lectures Academic Calendar About Us UW Search My UW Map Calendar You are here Home Awards Lectures Honorary Degrees Honorary Degrees Nominations The deadline will be Monday April 18 2016 Successful candidates will be awarded an honorary degree in May 2017 Please refer to the document Standards and Procedures for Honorary Degrees for specific information concerning conditions of eligibility and the procedures for submitting a nomination Submission of a nomination does not ensure its successful outcome Therefore it is of utmost importance that potential candidates NOT be informed that a nomination is under consideration Strict confidentiality of a nomination protects the nominating unit and the university from a nominee s disappointment should a candidacy not advance Academic units wishing to nominate a candidate should submit a preliminary nomination dossier to the committee no later than Monday April 18 2016 This preliminary dossier should consist of 1 a one to two page letter documenting the nominee s extraordinary contributions to a field or profession and to society and 2 the nominee s curriculum vitae or in its absence information about the nominee ordinarily presented in a curriculum vitae Please submit an electronic copy to Jane Richard in the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty Office jane richard wisc edu The committee evaluates the preliminary dossiers and where in the judgment of the committee the documentation reflects significant prospects for success the nominating academic unit is invited to assemble full documentation Those units invited to submit second stage nomination packets will have a deadline in August 2016 by which to do so The second stage dossier should document fully the distinguished achievements of the candidate The committee may ask that the sponsoring unit respond to specific points or questions so the nomination can advance Please

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  • Kemper K. Knapp Bequest | Secretary of the Faculty
    Knapp funds are not often used for purposes that can and should be supported elsewhere such as from regular grants or research funding from fees charged for performances or from the regular university budget Nor is the committee inclined to support exhibitions or lectures because other campus committees e g Anonymous Fund Committee Lectures Committee have them as a central funding target The committee encourages registered student organizations to apply but departmental program co sponsorship is required When considering requests for funds the committee keeps in mind the spirit of the will of Kemper K Knapp Included is the following language In general it is my wish that such funds be used for purposes outside the regular curriculum of the university to cultivate in the student body ideals of honesty sincerity earnestness tolerance and social and political obligations How to Apply for Funds This fall the Knapp Committee will consider applications for projects taking place during the next 2016 2017 academic year The deadline for applications is Monday October 26 2015 Please submit your application as a single pdf document to the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty at admin secfac wisc edu Applicants should be aware that funds are limited Please note that the committee has already distributed awards for the current 2015 2016 academic year However in circumstances that necessitate taking advantage of special opportunities the committee will consider applications for projects occurring in the spring semester of the current academic year The committee will notify all applicants of its decision by the end of the fall semester mid December In your application be as brief and straightforward as possible A complete application will be a single pdf of the following items in the order below A cover letter from the department chair or person principally responsible for the project A description of the project that answers the following seven questions under usual circumstances two to three pages is adequate What is the basic plan of the proposed project Why is this an important project and how will it reach members of the university community How will it enrich its intended audience especially undergraduate students Who is involved Which university departments or programs will participate in the project Is this a new project or one that the Knapp Bequest or other university sources have supported in the past Will other funding sources be expected to share costs The budget page and a statement indicating when funds will be needed Identify all project expenses and list all sources of funding pending and already awarded Requests to fund the purchase of large equipment must be justified If the project involves the purchase of food be aware that the Knapp Committee will not generally fund this type of expense without compelling justification Each proposal should address the question of how the project would be affected if the Knapp request and or other requests were denied or reduced in amount If attempts to obtain other support have already been made and

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  • University Lectures | Secretary of the Faculty
    University Lectures Support Request Form Co sponsor letters of support see Policies and Guidelines section VIII A Speaker s CV or equivalent evidence of qualifications see Policies and Guidelines section IV B One travel estimate from Fox World Travel Concur see Policies and Guidelines section VI C Justification of honorarium per diem if applicable see Policies and Guidelines section VI B and VI D If you encounter any problems or have feedback questions please contact the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty at 608 262 3956 or admin secfac wisc edu Instructions for Registered Student Organizations Registered Student Organizations at the UW Madison i e student organizations formally registered with the Office of the Dean of Students may request financial support from the Lectures Committee for bringing an outstanding speaker to the UW campus Like any other University Lecture a lecture sponsored by a student organization must take place on the Madison campus and be open to the public without charge This document outlines special instructions and procedures regarding sponsorship of a University Lecture by a student organization General information about preparing and submitting lecture requests is presented in Policies and Guidelines for Requesting Lectures Committee Support Both the Policies and Guidelines document and this document should be read before a student organization submits a request for Lectures Committee support I SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE STUDENT ORGANIZATION As specified in the Policies and Guidelines document a lecture request submitted by a registered student organization must be co sponsored by an academic department A Any registered student organization wishing to bring a guest speaker to the campus for a public lecture should first contact a university department or several departments and seek co sponsorship of the request B If through its own initiatives the student organization is unable to find a department that will co sponsor the request the student organization should confer with the chair of the Lectures Committee The chair will attempt to aid the group in its search for a co sponsoring department C If the second step does not produce a co sponsor the Lectures Committee will consider co sponsorship with the student organization II INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CO SPONSORING ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT The Lectures Committee encourages departments to give full consideration to proposals that student organizations bring to them for co sponsorship of lectures NOTE WELL While the Lectures Committee limits academic departments to one lecture per semester co sponsoring a lecture request submitted by a student organization is not counted as a lecture request from that department The decision to co sponsor a lecture with a student organization is one the academic department must make In considering a proposal for joint sponsorship the department is obliged to assess the subject of the lecture and the speaker s qualifications Standard criteria stated in the Policies and Guidelines document see section IV should be applied III PREPARING THE REQUEST FOR LECTURE SUPPORT A request for Lectures Committee support of a lecture co sponsored by a student organization

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  • New Page | Secretary of the Faculty
    faculties FP P Ch 6 Committees of the faculty FP P Ch 7 Faculty appointments FP P Ch 8 Faculty rights responsibilities FP P Ch 9 Discipline and dismissal of faculty for cause FP P Ch 10 Layoff or Termination FP P Ch 11 Summer session Faculty Legislation II 100 299 Academic matters Faculty Legislation II 300 399 Miscellaneous statements and policies Faculty Legislation II 400 499 Library matters Faculty Legislation II 500 599 Records Faculty Legislation II 600 699 Faculty committees Faculty Legislation II 700 899 Students Faculty Legislation II 900 ff Use of facilities Faculty Divisions Arts Humanities Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Biological Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Physical Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Social Studies Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Honorific Modified Professorial Titles Faculty Services New Faculty Welcome The Tenure Process at UW Madison Reflecting on the First Year Faculty Networking Lunch Series Assistant Professor Chats Mid Career Faculty Chats Women Faculty Mentoring Program Events Committees elections ballots Generate a meeting notice Awards Lectures Academic Calendar About Us UW Search My UW Map Calendar You are here Home About Us Back to About Us Steven K Smith Secretary of

    Original URL path: http://www.secfac.wisc.edu/900.htm (2016-04-30)
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  • New Page | Secretary of the Faculty
    faculties FP P Ch 6 Committees of the faculty FP P Ch 7 Faculty appointments FP P Ch 8 Faculty rights responsibilities FP P Ch 9 Discipline and dismissal of faculty for cause FP P Ch 10 Layoff or Termination FP P Ch 11 Summer session Faculty Legislation II 100 299 Academic matters Faculty Legislation II 300 399 Miscellaneous statements and policies Faculty Legislation II 400 499 Library matters Faculty Legislation II 500 599 Records Faculty Legislation II 600 699 Faculty committees Faculty Legislation II 700 899 Students Faculty Legislation II 900 ff Use of facilities Faculty Divisions Arts Humanities Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Biological Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Physical Sciences Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Social Studies Divisional Committee Functions Members Tenure Documents Honorific Modified Professorial Titles Faculty Services New Faculty Welcome The Tenure Process at UW Madison Reflecting on the First Year Faculty Networking Lunch Series Assistant Professor Chats Mid Career Faculty Chats Women Faculty Mentoring Program Events Committees elections ballots Generate a meeting notice Awards Lectures Academic Calendar About Us UW Search My UW Map Calendar You are here Home About Us Back to About Us Jane Richard Deputy Secretary of

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