The will of Governor O. Max Gardner provides that the “Board of Trustees of the Consolidated University of North Carolina” shall pay annually the net income from a trust fund to “that member of the faculty of the Consolidated University of North Carolina, who, during the current scholastic year, has made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.  As used in this Article of my will, the term “faculty” shall embrace all persons, including instructors, engaged in teaching in any unit, institution or branch of service of the Consolidated University of North Carolina.

Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, students, administrators or alumni. Deadline for nominations is Friday, December 13, 2019.
There is an online submission form for nominations which should include:

  1. A brief statement giving the reasons the faculty member is being nominated in relation to the parameters of the award, i.e. national/international scope of work, career trajectory culminating in recent accomplishments, and how the work benefits the “welfare of the human race.”
  2. A copy of nominee’s current vita.

If you have questions, please contact Gladys Kammetler (grkammet@uncg.edu), Administrative Coordinator

ABOUT YOUR NOMINEE:

  • Eligibility – any member of the faculty
    • “Faculty” shall embrace all persons including instructors, engaged in teaching in any unit, institution or branch of service of the Consolidated University of North Carolina.
  • Procedure – may be nominated by faculty, staff, students, administrators or alumni
  • Nominee – must be willing to work with the committee chair and administrative coordinator to develop materials submitted to the BOG.

image reads nomination form here