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The Edmund Shearer Advisor of the Year Award will be presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of on- and off-campus students. One advisor will be recognized from each of the four colleges (Arts and Sciences, Business and Leadership, Education and Technology, and Health and Life Sciences). The University Faculty Advisor of the Year recipient will be one of the four college winners.
Award: Winners will be honored at the Fall Convocation in August. The recipients will receive a monetary stipend.
Eligibility: Any individual serving as a faculty academic advisor and employed by Fort Hays State University may be nominated. Advisors whose primary role at the institution is direct delivery of advising services to students are not eligible (e.g. director of academic advising, coordinator of undecided advising).
Criteria: The Selection Committee will evaluate nominations on the evidence of effective advising qualities and practices that distinguish the nominee as an outstanding academic advisor. Such evidence may include, but is not limited to:
Please submit: Nominations must contain adequate factual or descriptive material to describe the extent to which an individual meets the awards criteria. Include the following items and use objective data to support the nomination.
The completed Nomination Form and supporting materials must be submitted to the Dean no later than Friday, May 16, 2014.