Has the nominee shown exceptional achievement within their profession? Have they made a significant impact on their profession and/or community?
Has the nominee brought distinction to themselves and/or value to their community? Have their achievements brought any recognition to the University?
Does the nominee show conclusive evidence of continued growth and progression in his/her chosen career?
If he/she is being nominated primarily for a one-time achievement (i.e., discovery, invention, heroic) and does the achievement have lasting impact? Does it pave the way for future development in the field?
Do the achievements advance the graduate's profession? Is there evidence that he/she is highly respected by peers?
Is the nominee outstanding and distinguished, or is he/she just doing a good job?
Does he/she hold offices of leadership, particularly elected positions, in professional societies/organizations?
Does the nomination support that the nominee is committed to excellence, continued improvement and lifelong learning?