Prof. Nick Jewell wins Berkeley Faculty Service Award

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Professor in the Department of Statistics, Nicholas Jewell, has won the Berkeley Academic Senates Faculty Service Award.  The award is given to "honor a member of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate who has given outstanding and dedicated service to the Berkeley campus".  The Academic Senate provided the following statement to motivate the choice of Prof. Jewell:

Nicholas Jewell, Professor of biostatistics and statistics in the School of Public Health and the Department of Statistics, came to Berkeley in 1981. He has served the University widely on Senate committees and on system-wide committees. His service to the Senate includes: the Committee on Budget and Interdepartmental Relations; Alumni College Planning Council; Space Assignments and Capital Improvements; the Research Administration Advisory Board; the Executive Campus Planning Committee; the Environmental Health and Safety Policy Committee; the Registration and Enrollment Policy Committee; the Campus Committee on Classroom Policy and Management; the Disaster Preparedness Working Group, the Committee on Library; the Provosts' Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, and the Academic Planning Board. Professor Jewell has in addition taken leadership roles on university-wide committees, including the systemwide University Committee on Academic Personnel (when he chaired Berkeley’s Committee on Budget and Interdepartmental Relations), the University Committee on Library, and as a UC Berkeley Member of the Representative Assembly. He was Vice Provost on the Berkeley campus (1994–2000), and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at the UC Office of the President (2007–2008); he also served as Interim Vice Chancellor for Capital Projects (1997–1998). Professor Jewell has been an exceptionally committed leader in service to Berkeley and to the University of California at large.