to: Stanford Faculty
from: Ann M. Arvin
Vice Provost and Dean of Research
date: May 30, 2012
subject: 2012 MARSH O'NEILL AWARD

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The Marsh O'Neill Award presents one of the few opportunities for faculty to acknowledge publicly the support of outstanding staff members who support their research activity. Nominations are ONLY accepted from faculty members.

The deadline for nominations this year will be noon on Friday, September 21.

Any faculty member may nominate any staff member, including Academic Staff, who has made an exceptional and enduring contribution to research and scholarship at Stanford.

You will find information about this award, including information about all of the previous winners, at The web site also includes an online nomination form.

Nominations and supporting letters may be sent as a memorandum or by e-mail, and should include the following information:

  • the nominee's name, job title and department
  • specific examples of extraordinary contributions or service
  • the name of the faculty nominator.

I encourage you to nominate anyone whose work you particularly appreciate. The winner will be selected by a faculty committee and will receive an award of $5000. In choosing the winner, the Selection Committee will look for evidence of:

  • widely acknowledged service to a broad community of researchers
  • enduring and ongoing contributions to the University
  • innovative approaches to getting the job done
  • professionalism in the position
  • breadth of faculty support.

Please direct nominations and supporting letters to:

Kathy Eslinger
Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research
Building 10, Main Quad
MC: 2061
e-mail: KathyE@stanford

The 2012 deadline for receipt of nominations is noon, Friday, September 21, 2012.


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