Notable Woman Award
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012-13 award! Follow this link for details.
ESTABLISHED: Fall 1995
JUSTIFICATION: Dr. Milton Klein, the University’s Historian, recommended that outstanding women connected with UT be honored on an annual basis. In 1995, the Commission for Women inaugurated the Notable UTK Women Award to recognize women at the University. The award was setup to honor faculty and staff, alumnae, or administrators for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the University.
Award is given annually and is announced at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet in the Spring. The award recognizes women from three rotating categories:
· Faculty and staff
The Commission members from a slate prepared by the Notable UT Woman Committee will select the honoree.
· A Woman who is outstanding in her field of study.
· A woman who is a pioneer or groundbreaker- the first to achieve something noteworthy.
· A women who has conducted gender-related research or research with beneficial effects for women.
· Framed certificate
· Plaque displayed in the University Center
· Display in Hodges Library
|2007||Dean Mary Albrecht|
|2006||Dr. Nancy Moore Goslee|
|2005||Nancy Ann DeParle|
|2004||Dr. Faye Julian|
|Dr. Marian Moffett|
|2003||Dr. Anna Nabelek|
|2002||The Honorable Shirley B. Underwood|
|2001||Dr. Lorayne Lester|
|Dr. Anne Mayhew|
|2000||Dr. Nathalia Wright|
|1999||Dr. Margaret Perry|
|1998||Mary Douglas Ayres Ewell|
|1997||Dr. Lida Barrett|
|1996||Ann Tanner Taylor|
|1995||Angie Warren Perkins (Appointed the first Dean of Women in 1898.)|
To view information on honorees prior to 1998, please contact the Commission for Women.