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USI Outstanding Advisor Award

Five receive 2010-2011 Outstanding Advisor Awards


USI Outstanding Academic Advisors for 2010-2011

Students and colleagues nominate the individuals based on their interpersonal skills; availability to advisees, faculty, or staff; frequency of contact with advisees; appropriate referral activity; use and dissemination of appropriate information sources; caring, helpful attitude toward advisees, faculty, and staff; monitoring of student progress toward academic and career goals; and mastery of institutional regulations, policies, and procedures.

Information on the Nomination process

The honor comes with a $1,000 award which may be taken by the winners as a stipend or as professional development funds. All full-time faculty and professional advising staff are eligible for the Outstanding Advisor Award. There is no length of service requirement.







Previous award winners









Dr. Kathy Elpers Dr. Kathy Elpers, associate professor of social work
Dr. Jane Meyer Dr. Jane Meyer, associate professor of education

Dr. Kathy Rodgers

Dr. Kathy Rodgers, chair of mathematics department

Judy Wells


Judy Wells, instructor in mathematics

Dr. Ken Walsh

Dr. Ken Walsh, assistant professor of chemistry