Alumnae Achievement Awards
Nominations for the Award
alumna who attended Wellesley as a degree candidate is eligible
for nomination, with the exception of current employees of
the College and alumnae serving on the College's Board of
Trustees, the Alumnae Association Board of Directors, or
the Alumnae Achievement Award Committee. Nominees need not
have graduated from Wellesley.
Alumnae Achievement Awards process is highly selective.
The Alumnae Association seeks to honor those alumnae whose
have brought them to the top of their fields of endeavor.
The committee welcomes nominations that reflect the
diversity of Wellesley women and their many avenues of achievement.
Volunteer service to the College is neither a positive
a negative in the committee’s consideration of a candidate’s
Nominations will be held in strictest confidence. As
Wellesley College is fortunate to have a large pool
of prominent alumnae, candidates may be considered
a number of deliberation cycles. Once nominated, a candidate’s nomination
is on file in the Alumnae Office for periodic review and updates. The Committee
always appreciates any new information about an alumna who has previously been
are encouraged to consult the biographies of previous Alumnae
Achievement Award winners at the Alumnae Association website
in order to gain a sense of the kinds of accomplishments the
association has honored in the past.
effective nomination includes detailed information about the
background of the candidate, a clear description of the nature
of her achievements, and contact information for colleagues
and others who will be asked to write confidential letters
of recommendation on behalf of the candidate.
and updates are welcome at the Alumnae Office at any time.
Those received by May 30th of each year are reviewed throughout
the fall and winter by a rotating committee of seven alumnae
who are appointed by the Alumnae Association Board of Directors.
Committee presents a slate of nominees to the Alumnae Association
Board of Directors for ratification at its winter board meeting.
Presuming ratification occurs, award recipients are scheduled
to receive their awards during the following winter.
nominate an alumna, please complete the on-line nomination
form or mail your nomination to:
Achievement Awards Committee
Wellesley College Alumnae Association
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203.
may be sent by fax to 781-283-3638. Please remember that supporting
materials must be forwarded to the Alumnae Association by the
May 30th deadline.
For more information, please contact Laura Adamczyk (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 781-283-2392.