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Tincher receives double awards for research administration

Jill Tincher

Jill Tincher, executive director of UGA’s Sponsored Projects Administration, was honored twice this summer by the National Council of University Research Administrators, which presented her with its Julia Jacobsen Distinguished Service Award and its 2020 Distinguished Educator Award.

Given in memory of a former NCURA secretary-treasurer, Julia Jacobsen, the Service Award recognizes those who are dedicated to making sustained and distinctive contributions to the NCURA organization and the entire research community.

The Distinguished Educator designation recognizes exceptional contributions through the ideation, creation and delivery of NCURA’s national and global Research Administration educational offerings.

Tincher received her awards at the NCURA 62nd Annual Meeting Virtual Award Ceremony on Aug. 11.