Personnel Resources

Professors of Distinction

Sample Memo: Professor of Distinction - Review Committee Approval Request

MEMORANDUM

TO:         Warwick A. Arden, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

FROM:    Name, Dean

SUBJECT:  Professor of Distinction Review Committee Appointment

DATE: 

 
I request your approval to appoint the following committee to review nominees for the [insert name/type of professorship].  This proposed committee membership complies with REG 05.20.17.  These proposed members have agreed to serve and Dr. Soinso will chair the committee.

[One member must hold “University” distinction if reviewing nominees for that title.]

Name, Professor of Distinction Title, Chair
Name, Professor of Distinction Title
Name, Professor of Distinction Title
Name, Professor of Distinction Title
Name, Professor of Distinction Title
Name, if not a Professor of Distinction indicate that this member represents the discipline

Approved

 
 


Warwick A. Arden                                                                                            Date
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

[Email cc the Provost’s Executive Assistant and Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Policy]

Sample Memo: Professor of Distinction - Dean Recommends Appointment

MEMORANDUM

TO:       Warwick A. Arden, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

FROM:    Name, Dean

SUBJECT:  Professor of Distinction Appointment

DATE:

 
I recommend the appointment of Dr. Soinso as the [Name of Professorship] effective [insert “upon your approval” OR specify date]. The recommendation of the review committee is attached along with Dr. Soinso’s CV. [If the review committee recommends Dr. Soinso for “University” distinction per REG 05.20.17 Section 3.2, then their attached recommendation should specifically address how the candidate meets those criteria.]

[If applicable: Upon award, Dr. Soinso will relinquish the title of [insert Professor of Distinction title currently held].]

Recommended to Chancellor

 
 


Warwick A. Arden                                                                                                   Date
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

 
 


W. Randolph Woodson                                                                                            Date
Chancellor

[Email cc the Provost’s Executive Assistant and Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Policy]