Award Information

 

Two awards are presented at the University Managers Association’s annual meeting:

  • Manager of the Year – presented by UMA
  • The Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) – presented by OHR

 

The Manager of the Year Award is sponsored by the University Manager Association and is based on University career accomplishments, both within and beyond normal job responsibilities, or a specific accomplishment made within the previous twelve months that has been of major significance. The specific accomplishment cited may be within or beyond the nominee’s primary area of responsibility.

Any current UNC-Chapel Hill faculty or staff member may submit a nomination. UMA membership is not a requirement for the nominee.  With the exception of current UMA Board members, nominations are open to all permanent, full-time managers with two or more years of University service.

Manager of the Year Nomination Form

 

The Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) Award is sponsored by the Office of Human Resources to recognize supervisors and managers who facilitate employee professional development. For more information, please visit: http://hr.unc.edu/news-events/CCM3_035646.

 

Award Winners

                                

2019 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Valerie Tan (right), University Manager of the Year 

Chloe Russell (left), Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD)


2018 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Andrea Carnegie (left), University Manager of the Year

Aisha Pridgen (right), Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD)


2017 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Kelly Smith (left), University Manager of the Year 

Robert Collichio (right), Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) 


2016 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Tammy Cox (right), assistant dean of administration in the School of Information and Library Science, University Manager of the Year

Jerry Guerrier (left), assistant director for planning in Facilities Services, Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD)


2015 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Lindsay Fulenwider (right), University Manager of the Year 

Lachonya Williams (left), Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) 


2014 OELD Recipient

The 2014 OELD Recipient is Andy Lang, Director of the Office of Arts and Sciences Information Services.


2014 Manager of the Year

The 2014 Manager of the Year recipient is Sandy Staley, Department Manager in the Philosophy Department.


2013 OELD Recipient

Eve Duffy, Outstanding Encouragement of Learning & Development (OELD) Award for 2013 for her support of employee development.

Dean D. Keith Pigues, senior academic and administrative officer, Dean of the School of Business and tenured professor of Management at North Carolina Central University presented at the 2013 UMA Annual Meeting on the topic “Winning with Customers.”


2013 Manager of the Year

Shelley Clarke, University Managers Association’s 2013 Manager of the Year Award.


2012 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Lynn Ray (right), University Manager of the Year

Ray Angle (left), Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) 


2011 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Megan Granda (left), executive director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH), University Manager of the Year

Chris Turner (right) director of research administration in the Department of Pharmacology, Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD)                  


2010 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Denise Currin (right) university administrative manager in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University Manager of the year Award

Lane Cooke (left), program coordinator for the Family and Children’s resource Program and clinical assistant professor in the School of Social work, Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD)

 


2009 Manager of the Year and OELD Recipients

Mary Campbell (right), department manager for Marine Sciences, University Manager of the Year

Theresa Stone-Phillips (left), department manager for the Department of Philosophy, Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development Award (OELD)


2008 Manager of the Year

Tiffany Allen, Personnel Librarian in the Undergraduate Libaray with the University Library.


2007 Manager of the Year

Kathy Cheek, assistant to the chair for resource management in the Department of Health Policy and Administration.


2006: Emma Beckham

2005: Susan Williams

2004: Gretchen McCoy

2003: Kay Hill

2002: Ann Edwards

2001: Ned Brooks

2000: Gail King

1999: Nadine Kinsey

1998: Janet Tysinger

1997: Linda Lane

1996: Donna Braxton

1995: Anne J. Montgomery

1994: Winfield Scott Blackwood

1993: Ann Armitage Hamner

1992: Edwin (Eddie) Arthur Capel, Jr. – Awards began in 1992