Thanks to a generous gift from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, this award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in community-based instruction, including service learning, public service internships, and community partnership projects.
This award is named for S. Sterling Munro, a former top aide to the late Senator Henry M. Jackson, and administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration. During his 25 years of public service to Washington State and the nation, Munro was extensively involved in natural resources and environmental legislation. Munro also served on the boards of the Jackson Foundation and Central Washington University.
Active tenure-track and full-time faculty members within the University of Washington Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses are eligiblity to receive the Munro Award.
- Demonstrates leadership in community-based instruction
- Actively engages with public service and community partners
- Ability to incorporate community-based experiences with classroom instruction and coursework
The deadline for all nominations is Friday, December 14, 2012, 5 p.m. faculty, staff, students, alumni) are invited to nominate. Self nominations are not accepted and previous recipients are ineligible. All submissions must be submitted online. Hard copy nominations will not be accepted.
Upon verification of each nomination, the Selection Committee will request additional information which includes but is not limited to the following:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Supporting letters (from colleagues, current students, community partners)
- Materials that show evidence of instructional excellence
The recipient will be contacted early Spring Quarter and along with awardees of the Distinguished Teaching and Excellence in Teaching Awards, will be recognized at an annual recognition reception held on the UW Seattle campus. This ceremony is open to all three campuses (Bothell, Seattle, Tacoma).