Leo M. Lambert Engaged Leader Award
Launched in 2012, in honor of NC Campus Compact's 10th Anniversary, the Leo M. Lambert Engaged Leader Award recognizes a presidential leader who is building a campus that engages in reciprocal partnerships to impact a community’s greatest challenges. The award winner is nominated and selected by the Compact's Executive Board, and the award is presented annually during the PACE Conference. Learn more about Dr. Lambert here.
2017 Lambert Award
|President William Ingram|
Durham Technical Community College
Past Lambert Award Recipients
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Chancellor Steve Ballard, East Carolina University
President Nathan O. Hatch, Wake Forest University
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Chancellor Harold L. Martin, Sr., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Chancellor Linda Brady, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
A president or chancellor at an active North Carolina Campus Compact member institution may be nominated by a peer president within the Compact network. Current members of the North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Board are not eligible.
The Carnegie Foundation defines Community Engagement as the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity. The Engaged Leadership Award recognizes a North Carolina Campus Compact president or chancellor that has fostered creation and/or deepening of community engagement. Specifically, the president or chancellor:
For more information about Indicators of the Engaged Campus, visit this link at the national Campus Compact website.
The Call for Nominations will be announced in November of each year.
Step One: A president or chancellor member of NC Campus Compact submits a letter (not to exceed three pages) that describes how the candidate fits the characteristics of the engaged leader.
Step Two: A staff person at the campus of each nominee is contacted to provide:
1. A résumé or curriculum vitae of the nominee (not to exceed two pages).
2. Two letters of support endorsing the candidate’s community engagement efforts (not to exceed two pages):
a. From a community member – could be a member of the Board of Trustees
b. From a staff or faculty person
Step Three: The North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Board selects the awardee.
For questions regarding the award, please contact Leslie Garvin.