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The Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life (Due March 1)

Richman Fellows are selected from among individuals active in public life whose contributions have had a significant impact on improving American society, strengthening democratic institutions, advancing social justice or increasing opportunities for all citizens to realize and share in the benefits of this nation.

Individuals appointed as a Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life will be active in American public life and will have a record of accomplishments and contributions that have had a significant impact on improving American society, strengthening democratic institutions, advancing social justice or increasing opportunities for all citizens to realize and share the promise of the United States.

Richman Fellows are expected to spend two to three days on campus meeting with students and faculty, and participating in other appropriate activities such as public talks, interviews and class discussions.

In order to be considered for appointment as the Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life candidates must be formally nominated. Self-nominations are not accepted. Nominations must be submitted in writing or by using the online nomination form; they should not exceed 1,000 words.

Nominations must include:

  • the nominator’s name, current affiliation and contact information
  • a narrative explanation of the rationale for the nominee’s selection

Nominations must be received by March 1 for candidates to be considered for appointment as the Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life during the academic year immediately following.

The Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life was created by Brandeis alumna Dr. Carol Richman Saivetz ’69, along with her children, Michael Saivetz ’97 and Aliza Saivetz Glasser ’01, in honor of Carol’s parents, Fred and Rita Richman. The award is funded by the generosity of the Richman and Saivetz families.

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