Ganey Award Nomination Requirements


Nominees should be regular faculty* (as described below) who have completed at least one research project that contributes to resolving a social challenge within South Bend or the surrounding area.

Greater consideration will be given if the community-based research project or projects for which the individual is nominated: 

  • address a question raised by a community group or organization;
  • involve collaboration with a local group or organization;
  • include graduate and/or undergraduate students.

In addition, the nominee should have a record of publication in his/her field, or other forms of evidence of work valued in his/her area of expertise (juried exhibitions, distributed films, etc.). 

The nominator should submit a letter describing how one research project, or a representative project from a larger body of work, has affected the South Bend area and Notre Dame students. Nominators may include Notre Dame faculty, students, and staff, or individuals not affiliated with Notre Dame. 

Nominees should be regular faculty (teaching-and-research faculty, research faculty, library faculty, and special professional faculty) or emeritus faculty. Individuals may nominate themselves.

For more information, please contact Mary Beckman at or 574-631-4172.
Nomination Deadline: December 12, 2016

* Regular Faculty includes Teaching-and-Research Faculty, Research Faculty, Library Faculty, and Special Professional Faculty, as described in the Faculty Handbook. Faculty holding emeritus status may be nominated.