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Do you know someone, or are you someone who is a candidate for an alumni award or who could serve on the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors?  Give voice to our community’s deepest held values by casting your nominations.  All alumni, staff, faculty and friends of the college are welcome to submit nominations.

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ALUMNI AWARD NOMINATION FORM

Alumni awards are presented for distinguished achievement in a career field, service to society and service to the college and are conferred each year during Reunion.

Nominations are due by September 1st preceding the recipient’s Reunion year.

Because many alumni are nominated each year, we ask that you share background information on the nominee and keep this process confidential. Candidates are researched by the Lawrence University Alumni Association nominations and awards committee. A member of this group may contact you for additional information.

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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINATION FORM

The mission of the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors is to support, perpetuate and enhance Lawrence by providing opportunities for alumni to maintain connections and serve as stewards of the university. The vision of the LUAA Board of Directors is of a Lawrence community with a lifetime commitment to the university, the liberal arts and service to others.

The LUAA Board of Directors is a group of alumni elected to serve one four-year term as a result of their high-level of volunteer leadership on Lawrence’s behalf. The board meets twice a year on campus to plan and review programs that involve alumni in support of the university. Board members are the leadership body of the Lawrence University Alumni Association—they represent the alumni constituency and work with the Lawrence faculty and administration to advance the mission and purposes of the university.

Board terms begin in the Fall of every year.  Nominations are due by February 1st.

Because many alumni are nominated each year, we ask that you share background information on the nominee and keep this process confidential. Candidates are researched by the LUAA nominations and awards committee. A member of this group may contact you for additional information.

Award Information

The Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 15th cluster reunion, for outstanding contributions and achievements in a career field. To be eligible, a candidate's achievements should be supported by suitable awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations, as well as a national reputation. The award is named after Lucia R. Briggs, president of Milwaukee-Downer College and one of the most beloved and influential figures in the college's history.

The Nathan M. Pusey Young Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 15th cluster reunion or younger, for significant contributions and achievements in a career field. To be eligible, a candidate's achievements should be supported by some but not necessarily all of the following: awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations. In addition, the candidate should have established at least a regional reputation based on his or her achievements. The award is named after Nathan M. Pusey, the tenth and youngest president of Lawrence College, an exemplary figure in higher education in the 20th century.

The George B. Walter '36 Service to Society Award

This award is presented to recognize alumni of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College who best exemplify the ideals of a liberal education through socially useful service in their community, the nation, and/or the world. This award honors George B. Walter '36, alumnus, faculty member, educator, and dean of men, whose work at the college and beyond promoted his conviction that every individual can and should make a positive difference in her or his world.

The Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D'18 Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 15th cluster reunion, who has provided outstanding service to Lawrence University. This award honors Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D'18, voted Milwaukee-Downer alumna of the year in 1964 for her long-standing service to the college, which included serving as president of the Alumnae Association Board, class secretary, and public relations officer.

The Marshall B. Hulbert '26 Young Alumni Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 15th cluster reunion or younger, who has provided significant service to the college. This award honors Marshall Brandt Hulbert '26, known as "Mr. Lawrence," who made contributions to thousands of Lawrentian lives and served the University in many significant capacities for 54 years.

Nominee Information

Nominee Qualifications*

Describe why you believe this nominee is qualified to serve on the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors.  Please give consideration to the following board director responsibilities:

  1. Board directors promote a unified vision for Lawrence by supporting the work of the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement and other campus partners to achieve the ambitions and objectives defined in the Strategic Plan.
  2. Board directors participate in the work of the alumni board, which is divided into four standing committees: 1. Nominations and Awards; 2. Development; 3. Connecting Alumni; 4. Connecting to Campus.  Board directors shall assume responsibility for carrying out the work of their assigned committee while also supporting the work of the full board.
  3. Board directors serve as one of the institutions most visible volunteers, making a positive effect on the visibility and reputation of the university and driving increased alumni engagement by supporting the following:
    • Local/regional events for area alumni, students and parents
    • On campus events, especially Reunion
    • Alumni admissions volunteer programs
    • Alumni career events and “Lawrence Scholars” programs
    • Internship opportunities for students
    • Alumni networks – social and professional
    • The development of a culture of philanthropy
  4. Board directors contribute to the Lawrence Fund and all other funding initiatives in a consistent and meaningful fashion.

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Nominee Qualifications*

Describe why you believe this nominee is qualified to receive an alumni award from the Lawrence University Alumni Association.  Please give consideration to the following criteria:

  1. Significance of contributions.  A candidate's achievements should be recognized on a national or international level and be supported by some but not necessarily all of the following: awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations.
  2. Breadth of contributions.  A candidate’s achievements should extend beyond job expectations and exemplify the ideals of a liberal education through responsible and meaningful citizenship their community, the nation, and/or the world.
  3. Ongoing loyalty, dedication and participation in advancing the programs and mission of Lawrence University.

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