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Nominations accepted for 2022 President’s Medal

The University of Georgia will award the 2022 President’s Medal to recognize the longstanding, extraordinary contributions of individuals who have supported deserving students and meaningful academic programs, advanced research that creatively explored solutions for the challenges of our times, and inspired community leaders to engage in enhancing the quality of life of Georgians through their support of the university.

The medal, conceived by the UGA Emeriti Scholars, will be presented during the Founders Day program on January 27, 2022.

Nominations are now being accepted for the President’s Medal. Nominees must have a connection to the university but cannot be a current UGA employee. Individuals currently serving as appointed and elected officials in local, state or federal positions also are ineligible.

Nominations must be received by the UGA Office of the President no later than Nov. 5.

Please submit a nomination letter, a resume or biography of the nominee and at least one additional letter of support to the attention of Alton M. Standifer, Office of the President, Administration Building, 220 S. Jackson St., Athens, Ga. 30605. Nomination packets may also be submitted via email to

Nominees not selected may be considered for the following two years.