Reynolds Leadership Award

Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award

The Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award honors excellence in graduate program administration.  The award is presented annually to a Graduate Program Director (GPD) and Graduate Program Administrator (GPA) selected by a committee of previous winners, the Graduate Council chair and Graduate School staff  The winners receive $1000, an engraved plaque, and their name engraved on a perpetual trophy.

Graduate Program Directors play an important role in the success of graduate programs. In addition to managing enrollment, Graduate Program Directors must track and manage their students while implementing programs and services to promote their success. Doing this well deserves recognition and praise. This award recognizes excellence in the overall management of a graduate program. 

Outstanding Graduate Program Administrator Award

Graduate Program Administrators also play a pivotal role in the success of graduate programs. In addition to managing enrollment, Graduate Program Administrators help track and manage their students  while implementing programs and services to promote their success. Doing this well deserves recognition and praise. 

Review the nomination criteria and deadlines

Award recipients

2022-23 Reynolds Leadership Award
Dr. Jy Wu
Infrastructure and Environmental Systems.
William States Lee College of Engineering
2022-23 Outstanding Graduate Program Administrator Award
Carmalita Govan
Computer Science, Applied Artificial Intelligence
College of Computing and Informatics
2021-22 Dr. Kristin Davin
Foreign Language Education, Cato College of Education
2020-21 Dr. Peter Wong
Architecture, College of Arts + Architecture

 

2019-20 Dr. Lara Vetter
English, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Enjoy a tribute video to Dr. Vetter.

2018-19 Dr. Florence Martin
Educational Leadership, 
Cato College of Education


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