Visiting Scholar Nomination

James Madison University
Visiting Scholar Nomination
Name of Nominee:
(In addition to this Nomination Form, please email a recent copy of nominee's vita and other
documentation which will help the committee evaluate the credentials of the nominee.)
Proposed Visiting Scholar Lecture
Title of Proposed Lecture:
Proposed date of scholar's visit to campus:
Lecture Description:
Please provide a brief (200 words max.) description of the lecture topic and the anticipated
audience, Please keep in mind that the committee is looking for topics that will have broad
appeal to the JMU community.
Honorarium (now standard for all Visiting Scholars):
$ 600
Estimated other expenses (travel, lodging, meals; up to $600)
(NOTE: If total cost of proposed speaker will exceed $1,200, additional funding should be
sought from your department, college or other programs or organizations. Normally, the speaker
will be paid a $1,200 all-inclusive check with the understanding he/she will pay travel and
lodging expenses.)
Your Name:
Will your department be co-sponsoring this Visiting Scholar?
Name(s) of department(s) and individual(s) who will serve as department host(s) (if other than
Please indicate how you and your department will utilize this speaker in other activities
(speaking to classes, meeting with student/faculty groups, etc.) besides the formal lecture.
Will your Visiting Scholar be part of a symposium or conference?
If your speaker is part of a symposium or conference, please provide the name of the program
and identify any additional Visiting Scholar nominations being submitted this semester as part of
that program.
Have you already contacted this nominee to determine his/her willingness to serve as a Visiting
Your signature _________________________________ Date ____________________
**Please email this form to Dietrich Maune, [email protected], by February 20, 2014.