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ILACHE Leadership Award

10/13/2015 5:38 PM | Sandy López (Administrator)

ILACHE Leadership Award



Nomination Deadline - Friday, November 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.


The ILACHE Board of Directors invites nominations from our membership for our 2016 ILACHE Leadership Awards.  

Each winning nominee and a guest will receive a complimentary ILACHE Conference registration and must be present to accept the award on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the 24th Annual ILACHE Conference to be held at Northern Illinois University.

Eligibility:  Who can be nominated?

A Latina/o who has made significant contributions to the Latino higher education community through service and leadership. 

Award Categories

Lifetime Achievement Award - Honors a leader whose lifetime body of work and commitment serves as a model for other educators. This award is reserved for a person whose contributions to Latinos in higher education are inspiring and whose trajectory we want others to emulate.

Leadership Award - Acknowledges important contributions that improve access and equity for Latinos in higher education. The award was created in 2001 to recognize an individual who has demonstrated years of exemplary service, commitment and leadership to Latinos in Higher Education in the state of Illinois.    

Emerging Leader Award - Recognizes the contributions of a student leader. This award category was created in 2011.

Nomination Process

The completed nomination packet consists of a "Nomination Form" and an "Essay" demonstrating the persons’ achievement(s). The essay must include the individuals’ contribution(s) to the Latino community, involvement above and beyond their work contributions.

Nomination Due Date

The Nomination Form and Nomination Statement must be completed and submitted no later than 5 PM on  Friday, November 20, 2016.

Please note:  Incomplete and late nomination entries will not be considered. 

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