The Howard B. Palmer Mentoring Award was established in 1991 in honor of Dr. Howard Palmer who served as senior associate dean of the Graduate School from 1985 to 1991. The award is presented to a full-time faculty member who demonstrates "effective mentoring through guiding and nurturing the collegial and professional development of junior faculty."
To be considered for this award, a faculty member must meet the following criteria:
- be a full-time faculty member with five or more years of active service at Penn State;
- exhibit exemplary achievement in the effective mentoring of junior faculty.
|2016||Carolyn Sachs||Rural Sociology, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Sociology|
|2010||Caroline Eckhardt||Comparative Literature|
|2007||D. Wayne Osgood||Crime, Law, and Justice|
|2002||Bernard W. Bell||English|
|1992||Dennis S. Gouran||Speech Communication|