The Wilma D. Stricklin Award Criteria & Nominations

The Wilma D. Stricklin Award is awarded to an NIU affiliated individual who has made university wide consistent and lasting changes in the university campus climate or university processes.

Deadline: Completed nominations (nomination form below and two letters of recommendation) must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., February 28, 2014. For additional information, please contact PCSW c/o Rebekah Kohli at rkohli@niu.edu.

Finalists for the Wilma D. Stricklin Award will have met all of the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated exemplary leadership/service resulting in a more favorable campus climate for women
  • Provided continual leadership /service over an extended period of time
  • Expended efforts beyond expectations and work responsibilities
  • Achieved results and effected lasting change making NIU a better campus for women

An awards committee appointed by the Commission will review nominations and select a recipient. The award will be presented at the Outstanding Women Student Awards Ceremony on Honors Day. A member of the operating staff, supportive professional staff, faculty, student body or alumni must make nominations for this award. A complete nomination must include:

  1. Nominee information and accompanying statement (below), and
  2. Two additional letters of support. (Only two will be considered, and members of the operating staff, supportive professional staff, faculty, student body or alumni must write them.) Send letters of support marked "Wilma Stricklin" in the subject line to PCSW c/o Rebekah Kohli at rkohli@niu.edu.

Please consider nominating someone you know for this award!

 

Nomination Form

Name of Nominee:

Job Title:

Department/Unit (student/alumni address):

Number of years affliated with NIU:

In no more than two pages please describe the way(s) in which your nominee has made lasting changes to the climate for NIU women campus wide.

Nominator's Name:

Nominator's Title:

Nominator's Department:

Nominator's Email:

Nominator's Phone:

Reminder: Completed nominations (online nomination form and two letters of recommendation) must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m.,February 28, 2014

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the nominator to solicit two additional letters of support and submit them with the nomination. If more than two letters are received, only the first two will be considered.  Send letters of support marked "Women Who Make a Difference" in the subject line to PCSW c/o Rebekah Kohli at rkohli@niu.edu.