CONTACT: STEPHEN PRADARELLI
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Feb. 8, 2000
UI Human Rights Committee seeks nominations for Hubbard
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Human Rights
Committee is seeking nominations for the annual Philip G. Hubbard Human Rights
The award is presented each spring to a UI student
who has made the most outstanding contribution in the area of human rights.
It consists of a plaque and a $1,500 scholarship to be applied toward the
student's educational costs.
Established in 1981, the Hubbard Award honors Philip
G. Hubbard, who was UI vice president for student services and dean of academic
affairs from 1966 until 1989. In 1963, Hubbard was selected as the faculty
representative to serve on the first UI Human Rights Committee. He dedicated
himself to human rights and equal opportunity throughout his distinguished
Nominations should be submitted to the Human Rights
Committee, 114 Jessup Hall, no later than noon Friday, March 3. The award
recipient will be announced at the annual Finkbine Leadership Dinner Tuesday,
A brochure with details about the award criteria and
procedures for nomination, as well as a nomination form, is available in the
UI Office of the Vice President for Student Services, 114 Jessup Hall, or
by calling (319) 335-3557.