WHEMN Leadership Award

The Submission Deadline is January 15, 2022

Women in Higher Education—Mississippi Network (WHEMN) invites your nominations for the WHEMN Leadership Award. This award was established to recognize women who have demonstrated their leadership and commitment to the advancement of women in higher education.

The nominee should be a woman who is synonymous with mentoring other women. She should have demonstrated leadership skills and established practices of enhancing campus climate by finding ways and means to inspire her colleagues and institution to higher levels of achievement.

The WHEMN Leadership Award will honor an actively employed woman who serves as a role model for all women of all ages and career paths. She should be a woman recognized for her advocacy of women’s issues. She would be noted for her innovative approach to leadership challenges. Her attitude, values, and actions represent her philosophy of how she inspires positive changes in her work environment and her community.

The President of your College or University should submit all nomination packets. Nominations must include the nomination form (attached), a 500-word biographical sketch of the nominee, contact information of the nominee, and a letter of nomination from the President addressing the criteria listed above.

Please submit your nomination by e-mail to Ms. Patti Gordon (pgordon@northwestms.edu)