The Provost invites nominations and self-nominations of tenured, Full Professors to receive the inaugural award of The Barbara Meyers Pelson ’59 Chair in Faculty-Student Engagement for the years 2015-2018.
The Barbara Meyers Pelson ’59 Chair in Faculty-Student Engagement recognizes and supports faculty who have a distinguished record of faculty-student collaborative scholarship and teaching, and are exemplars of the teacher-scholar model. Barbara Meyers Pelson benefitted from TCNJ’s outstanding education and now, through her gift, she has afforded the college the privilege and opportunity to promote faculty-student educational collaboration even further. This inaugural chairship celebrates the engagement of students in their own education and the creation of a collaborative intellectual community as hallmarks of the TCNJ experience. The Barbara Meyers Pelson ’59 Chair is a three-year appointment and is open to full tenured faculty members from all schools. Funds available for use by the chair will be calculated annually based on the Endowment Spending Policy of TCNJ Foundation and in accordance with the terms of The Barbara Meyers Pelson ’59 Chair in Faculty-Student Engagement Endowment Fund Agreement.
Please send the names of nominated individuals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications from the nominated individuals will be due on November 3, 2014.
The recipient will be announced on December 15, 2014 and the appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.