This highly prestigious, university-wide award is presented annually at the Women's Conference and is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.
This award recognizes and honors outstanding woman leaders who have made significant contributions to the success of women at the University. In addition to being strong leaders focused on service to or research in support of the advancement of women, the recipients of this award reflect and promote the important contributions of women at Seton Hall and demonstrate loyalty to women's issues, growth and empowerment.
Current administrators, staff, and faculty members from all areas of the University are eligible for the Woman of the Year award. Nominees must have been employed full-time by the university for at least 10 years and be in good standing at the University.
Students, staff, faculty and administrators are all welcome to submit nominations. Note that this honor is considered a "lifetime award"-be sure to check out the list of prior recipients below before submitting a nomination so as not to nominate a former awardee for a second time.
Past Award Recipients
|1998||Dr. Judith Stark|
|1999||Dr. Tracy Gottlieb|
|2000||Dr. Sandra Lee|
|2002||Catherine Buckley, Dr. Joan Guetti, Dr. Gisella Webb|
|2003||Dr. Emma Quartaro|
|2004||Dr. Mary Meehan, Dr. Roseanne Mirabella|
|2005||Robin Cunningham, Mary Ellen Farrell, Judith LaFerrera|
|2006||Kathleen Boozang, Esq., Elizabeth Defeis, Esq., Paula Franzese Esq., Dr. Ruth Hutchison, Sister Anita Talar|
|2007||Dr. Patricia Kuchon|
|2008||Dr. Karen Boroff, Dr. Laura Wankel|
|2009||Ingrid Hill, Dr. Mary Balkun, Beth Bloom|
|2010||Dr. Maxine Lurie|
|2011||Dr. Chrysanthy M. Grieco|
|2012||Dr. Phyllis Hansell|
|2013||Dr. Marta Deyrup, Brenda Knight|
|2014||Deirdre Yates, MFA|
|2015||Dr. Jo-Renee Formicola|
|2017||Dr. Grace May|
Photo credit: Malala Yousafzai photo by Antonio Olmos; Toni Morrison photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders