The Marilyn E. Demorest Faculty Advancement Award is an endowed fund created to support the advancement of all UMBC faculty members in their academic careers; to facilitate their professional development; and to recognize their contributions to faculty advancement and success at UMBC. This fund will be awarded annually to faculty who mentor and/or advise faculty and colleagues in their field.
Nominations (or self-nominations) for the 2021–2022 Marilyn E. Demorest Faculty Advancement Award should include:
A letter of recommendation (or self-nomination),
A current curriculum vitae of the nominee, and
An indication of how the nominee would spend the year as the Marilyn E. Demorest Faculty Advancement Awardee. The letter should make clear the faculty member’s contribution to mentoring and advising faculty.
Nominations are due to Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than February 18, 2022.
The Marilyn E. Demorest Faculty Advancement Award is conferred annually for a term of one year upon a UMBC faculty member. The Marilyn E. Demorest Faculty Advancement Award will be appointed by the Provost, based upon the recommendations of the Honors and Awards Committee of the Faculty Senate.
The award will allocate $3,000 to stipend and $500 to a discretionary expense account to draw upon for a variety of purposes (sponsoring workshops, conferences, travel, mentoring activity). Recipients will update the donor annually to show the impact of the award in advancing faculty at UMBC.
For more information, please contact Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, at email@example.com.