Nominations sought for Thorp Professorship

Nominations are being requested for the Mary Tucker Thorp College Professorship, given to a RIC professor who demonstrates excellence in teaching, scholarship and/or service.

Nominations may be submitted by any member of the RIC community. Please submit a letter of nomination, explaining your knowledge of the faculty member and the reasons for the nomination, by e-mail to Michelle Cardono at

Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, June 1.

Nominees will be invited to submit supporting materials by July 1, and a cross-college committee of faculty, including previous award winners, will review the nominees.

The award winner will be announced at the President’s Opening Coffee Hour on Wednesday, August 24.