James T. Neubacher Award
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Award Criteria

Nominees for the James T. Neubacher Award must be affiliated with the University (faculty, staff, student, alumni) and will be judged according to significant achievements in one or more of the following areas:

  • Removing barriers to full participation in programs and services by people with disabilities

  • Promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life

  • Advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities in order to increase their participation in their communities

  • Demonstrated commitment to the concept that all people, regardless of the nature or degree of an individual's disability, have the right and obligation to become full and contributing members of society

  • Contributions above and beyond normal job requirements or achievements not likely to be recognized by other organizations

  • An award nominee need not be a person with a disability

How to Make a Nomination
Fill out the form below, or click here to download a PDF of the nomination form.

A minimum of 250 words is requested for full consideration.
Please review past recipients for examples of awarded achievements.


University Affiliation
For current students,
expected year of graduation
Telephone Number

Description of Nominee's Contributions

Your Name

Your E-mail Address

Your Title/Department

Your Address

Your Phone Number

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