Mentoring Award

About the Award

The Mentoring Award will be presented in recognition of extraordinary, tireless, and sustained contributions to the professional and scholarly development of emerging scholars as the future of the field of higher education.

NOMINATION EVALUATION CRITERIA

When reviewing nominations, the awards committee will make decisions based on the following preferred and demonstrated attributes:
  1. A commitment to mentoring students and emerging scholars

  2. Active fostering of inclusive classroom and  transforming research environments

  3. Recognized scholarly contributions to the field of higher education

  4. Consistent role modeling of personal and professional integrity

  5. Collaboration in scholarship and teaching with junior faculty and graduate student

  6. Evidence of mentoring ability across identities


2022 AWARDS TIMELINE

  • Nominations will be open from May 4, 2022-July 1, 2022 at Noon Pacific. Due to number of submissions and the review process, no late submissions will be accepted; as such, nominators are encouraged to submit their nominations well in advance of this deadline.
  • Nominators and nominees will be informed of decisions in mid-September.
  • An announcement of recipients will be sent to the ASHE membership in late September.
  • The recipient(s) will be recognized during the ASHE Awards Ceremony during the Annual Conference.

TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION

You'll need:

  • Name, Title, Position, Institution, Email, and Phone Number of Coordinating Nominator
  • Name, Title, Position, Institution, Email, and Phone Number of Nominee
  • A nomination statement up to 750 words that demonstrates the nominee's match to the award evaluation criteria.
  • 2-3 letters of support. For upload into the nomination form, these should be combined into one document, preferably a pdf.
  • The nominee's CV.

Due to the increased number of nominations received in recent years, each nominee will be limited to one nomination. In the event multiple nominations are submitted, the committee chair will notify the coordinating nominators requesting they consolidate their nominations.

The coordinating nominator, as well as the award nominee(s) (and subsequently recipient(s)), must be current members of ASHE.

Questions about the 2022 award process can be sent to office@ashe.ws.

Nominations are now closed for 2022. 

AWARDS COMMITTEE

The ASHE Awards Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors. Committee members are recommended by the President to the Board of Directors and service 1-3 year terms.

2022 Committee Members:

  • Glenda Musoba, Texas A&M University (Chair)
  • Jarett Haley, University of Michigan
  • Chris Linder, University of Utah (Board of Directors Representative)
  • Darris Means, University of Pittsburgh
  • Matthew Witenstein, University of Dayton
  • Julie Park, University of Maryland - College Park

2021 Mentoring Award:
Christine A. Stanley, Texas A&M University


 




2020 Mentoring Award:
Gloria Crisp, Oregon State University


2019 Mentoring Award:
Linda J. Sax, UCLA


2018 Mentoring Award:
James Earl Davis

 

 


2017 Mentoring Award:
Roger Baldwin

 

Recipients:

  • 2021 Christine A. Stanley
  • 2020 Gloria Crisp
  • 2019 Linda J. Sax
  • 2018 James Earl Davis
  • 2017 Roger G. Baldwin
  • 2016 Audrey J. Jaeger
  • 2015 Alberto F. Cabrera
  • 2014 Stephen L. DesJardins
  • 2013 Peter Magolda
  • 2012 Patricia M. McDonough
  • 2011 Sharon Fries-Britt
  • 2010 Alexander W. Astin & Helen S. Astin
  • 2009 Marilyn Amey