Two awards are presented at the University Managers Association’s annual meeting:
The Manager of the Year Award 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.
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.
The 2014 Manager of the Year recipient is Sandy Staley, Department Manager in the Philosophy Department.
The 2014 OELD Recipient is Andy Lang, Director of the Office of Arts and Sciences Information Services.
Shelley Clarke, Department Manager at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, received the University Managers Association’s 2013 Manager of the Year Award.
Eve Duffy, Director of The Program in the Humanities and Human Values, received the 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.”
Lynn Ray, manager for the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the School of Medicine, received the University Managers Association’s (UMA) Manager of the Year Award. Ray Angle, director of University Career Services and a clinical instructor in the School of Education, was recognized with the Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) Award. The awards were presented May 23 in Hyde Hall.
Megan Granda, left, executive director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH), is the winner of the University Managers Association’s (UMA) 2011 Manager of the Year Award, and Chris Turner, right, director of research administration in the Department of Pharmacology, is winner of the 2011 Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development (OELD) Award, given by the Office of Human Resources.
The honors were presented at UMA’s annual meeting on May 25 in Hyde Hall. Barbara Fredrickson, distinguished professor, director of the social psychology program and author of “Positivity,” was the guest speaker.
Denise Currin, right, university administrative manager in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, is the winner of the University Managers Association’s (UMA) 2010 Manager of the year Award. She received the award in recognition of her significant accomplishments in management during her university tenure.
Lane Cooke, program coordinator for the Family and Children’s resource Program and clinical assistant professor in the School of Social work, is the winner of the 2010 outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development Award, given by the office of Human resources.
Both honors were presented at UMA’s annual meeting on May 27 in Dey Hall’s Toy Lounge. The guest speaker was Bruce Carney, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.
Mary Campbell, right, department manager for Marine Sciences, is the winner of the University Managers Association’s (UMA) 2009 Manager of the Year Award, and Theresa Stone-Phillips, left, department manager for the Department of Philosophy, is winner of the 2009 Outstanding Encouragement of Learning and Development Award (OELD), given by the Office of Human Resources.
Tiffany Allen, Personnel Librarian in the Undergraduate Libaray with the University Library.
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.