ASSOCIATION OF REGISTRARS OF THE
UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA

ARUCC Awards

A new and expanded lineup of awards to recognize leadership and excellence for
ARUCC members, associate members and organizations.

Nominations for the 2020 Biennial Awards will be open soon!
Deadline for Nominations - May 1, 2020

Nomination Forms (link coming soon)


Honourary Membership Award

The ARUCC Honorary Membership Award recognizes individuals with records of significant service to the Association who are no longer eligible to be regular members. Recipients of this award will enjoy a standing invitation to Association meetings and be welcomed to contribute to Association affairs. The award is normally presented at the ARUCC biennial conference closest to the conclusion of the recipient’s eligibility as a regular member. Nominations can be made by any ARUCC member.

Criteria:

A nominee will generally satisfy the following criteria:

  • Has made significant contributions to ARUCC which may include service as a member and/or officer of the executive committee; active participation in planning committees of biennial conferences; participation as presenter, chair, recorder at conferences; service as a member of an Association task force; and/or active participation in regional association affairs over a long period of time
  • Is known for their commitment to serving students and their academic communities, and has contributed significantly to the advancement of the Canadian registrarial profession
  • Has provided exceptional leadership during a lengthy career and is well-recognized at the institutional, national and/or regional levels

Details of Award

Recipients are exempt from paying annual ARUCC dues, but retain all rights and privileges of paying members with the exception of holding office or voting. Honourary Membership Award recipients will be considered ARUCC members for the purpose of participation and registration at biennial ARUCC conferences and will receive a 25% discount on conference registration fees.

Click here for past recipients of the Honourary Membership Award.

 

Distinguished Service Award - NEW AWARD!

The ARUCC Distinguished Service Award recognizes professionals who have exemplary records of service to the Association, have contributed to the advancement of the Canadian registrarial profession over a long period of time, and continue to be actively employed by a member, associate member institution/organization. Nominations can be made by any ARUCC member or associate member.

Criteria:

Nominees should generally satisfy the following criteria:

  • Are currently employed in an ARUCC member or associate member institution or organization in a registrarial area, or area of work that directly impacts registrarial practice
  • Have made significant contributions to ARUCC, which may include: service as a member and/or officer of the executive committee; active participation in planning committees of biennial conferences; participation as presenter, chair, recorder at conferences; service as a member of an Association task force; active participation in regional association affairs over a long period of time
  • Is known for their commitment to serving students and their academic communities, and has contributed to the advancement of the Canadian registrarial profession over a long period of time
  • Has provided exceptional leadership during a lengthy career and is well-recognized at the institutional, national and/or regional levels.

Details of Award

Up to two awards will be conferred biennially, and will be presented at the national ARUCC conference.

 

Outstanding Achievement Award

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes professionals who are making significant contributions to the work of ARUCC, a regional association, their own institution and/or Canadian registrarial practice.

Criteria:

Nominees should generally satisfy the following criteria:

  • Are currently employed in an ARUCC member or associate member institution or organization in a registrarial area, or area of work that directly impacts registrarial practice
  • Normally, are mid career with a minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Has provided service and/or leadership of an exemplary nature that sets them apart from their peers, and where their impact is tangible, noteworthy, and models the highest level of professionalism and engagement

Details of Award

Up to two awards will be conferred biennially, and will be presented at the national ARUCC conference.

Click here for past recipients of the Outstanding Achievement Award

 

New and Emerging Leader Award - NEW AWARD!

The New and Emerging Leader Award recognizes early-career ARUCC members or associate members who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and model the core competencies germane to one or more areas of Canadian registrarial professional practice.

Criteria:

Nominees should generally satisfy the following criteria:

  • Are currently employed in an ARUCC member or associate member institution or organization in a registrarial area, or area of work that directly impacts registrarial practice
  • Normally, have less than 5 years of experience
  • Have consistently demonstrated outstanding effective leadership capabilities, both within and beyond the scope of their responsibilities
  • Have demonstrated passion, competency, and vision

Details of Award

Up to two awards will be conferred biennially, and will be presented at the national ARUCC conference.

 

Next Practice & Innovation Award - NEW AWARD!

This award recognizes individuals or teams that have moved a project or initiative beyond best practices to create “next practices” (tomorrow’s innovations) with bold thinking and game changing ideas.

Criteria

  • Are currently employed in an ARUCC member or associate member institution or organization in a registrarial area, or area of work that directly impacts registrarial practice
  • Nominations must include an executive summary of the next practice or innovation being recognized with this award, outlining its objective, impact, scalability and sustainability

Details of Award

The Next Practice & Innovation Award will be conferred biennially, and will be presented at the national ARUCC conference.