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Award Nominations for 2019 are open! Completed nomination letters and a current CV or resume of the candidate should be submitted by email to Rachel Chen ( by January 31, 2019. Information for each award is detailed below. 


The Commission for Women each year presents two awards to exceptional faculty and staff. These awards are:


The Angie Warren Perkins Award recognizes an outstanding woman who is a University administrator at the level of department head, director, or below.


The Notable Woman Award, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2015, recognizes an outstanding woman who is an administrator, alumnae, faculty, or staff. For 2018, the Commission recognized a UTK faculty member with the rank of Assistant Professor or above.