1. Nomination cover letter that provides justification for the nomination and describes the importance and value of the integrated program.
2. Nomination content in this format: single-spaced, 12-pt-Arial font, 1-inch margins,
a. Summary (no more than 350 words). Clearly justify and describe the integrated program including major achievements and impacts.
b. Program justification (1/2 to 1 page). Describe why there was a need to develop the integrated program and what problems/issues were being addressed.
c. Program description (1 to 2 pages). Describe the integrated program and identify how the core mission areas are specifically integrated.
d. Program impact (1-1/2 to 3 pages). List major contributions (significant outreach projects initiated, key research findings, outstanding teaching, international collaborations, etc.), and briefly describe their significance and career contributions. Describe what benefits have developed because of the integrated program. What differences have the nominee’s program made? How does the program impact citizens in Indiana, nationally, and/or internationally? What funding and scholarly activities have resulted from the integrated program?
e. Program partnerships (no more than 1/2 page). Describe what partnerships were formed with other academic institutions, with industry groups, with government groups, or with other groups to help make the integrated program successful.
3. Supplementary information
a. Nominee’s CV (limited to 2 single-spaced pages,) that includes the following:
– Academic record (educational background)
– Faculty appointments (rank, date)
– Membership in professional societies and organizations
– Service on state, regional, national and international panels, advisory and editorial boards, etc.
– Awards and honors received
– List of significant publications related to the award nomination that include:
- Refereed journal papers
- Extension publications
- Other technical publications, including published proceedings
- Books and book chapters
- Published abstracts
- Invitational papers presented
- Electronic media
– Grants and contracts related to the award application
– Students and post-doctorates advised
b. Supporting letters. Three supporting letters (excluding the nomination letter), including at least two from outside Purdue University. These should address how the person’s integrated program positively impacts his/her field or discipline.