UD Lerner Faculty/Staff Directory Guidelines

Note: Lerner Communications reviews faculty/staff directory submissions in accordance with UD/Lerner editorial style. No exceptions will be made.

Bio Guidelines for Full-time Faculty

Preferred Name (required)

  • First, middle and last (no courtesy titles)

Title (required)

  • Titles are separated by comma
  • List teaching titles first
  • Format: Professor/Instructor, etc. of SUBJECT, other titles with a dash separating the two parts of the title
    • Example: Associate Professor of Economics, Director – Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship

Email (required)

  • Should be @udel.edu unless unavailable

Office (required)

  • Office number and building name/street name only (Do not include Newark, DE and zip code unless they are off campus)

Phone (optional)

  • Format: (302) 831-XXXX

Biography (preferred)

  • Up to 300 words in paragraph form (Lerner Communications will review the biography to ensure it meets UD/Lerner editorial style standards)
  • Provides a top-level overview of a faculty members background focused on education & career
  • Up to 3 links may be included in the bio; links to publications should be specific, not to pages that list multiple publications; links will open in a new tab (broken links or links that do not fit the purpose of the directory will be removed)
  • May include up to two awards and honors focusing on the most recent and/or the most prestigious awards (A full listing of awards may be included in the “Awards & Honors” section)
  • Dates should be specific and not relative (e.g. “…award received in May of 2018,” as opposed to “last May”)
  • The biography should be written in third person
  • May not include personal information
  • May use Dr. on the second reference within the text of the biography

Education (preferred)

  • Bulleted list, most recent first
  • Years are not required
  • Format: Degree abbreviation “in” subject (not capitalized), institution
    • Example: Ph.D. in business administration, New York University

Select Publications (optional)

  • Maximum of 15, bulleted list
  • May include forthcoming publications

Awards & Honors (optional)

  • Maximum of 15, bulleted list
  • Grants may not list amount
  • Up to 3 links may be included; links will open in a new tab (broken links or links that do not fit the purpose of the directory will be removed)
  • Format: Title or description of the award, year(s)
    • Example: The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics MBA Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2006, 2009

Curriculum Vitae (preferred)

  • Will be saved as a PDF
  • PDF file will be saved and renamed: Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf
  • When updating CVs, communications will replace outdated CVs and delete old PDF in media library
  • CV will open in a new tab

Website (optional)

  • A link to the faculty member’s professional personal, professional website – not a business website/li>
  • Disclaimer language will be added indicating that the university takes no responsibility for comments on a faculty member’s site
  • Name the link: Visit Firstname Lastname’s personal webpage
  • Website will open in a new tab

Profile Photos (preferred)

Examples

Bio Guidelines for Adjuncts and Staff

Preferred Name (required)

  • First, middle and last (no courtesy titles)

Title (required)

  • Titles are separated by comma
  • List teaching titles first
  • Format: Professor/Instructor, etc. of SUBJECT, other titles with a dash separating the two parts of the title. The office or center name will be added for staff members as needed for clarity.
    • Example:
      • Adjunct – Economics
      • Director – Lerner College Career Services Center

Email (required)

  • Should be @udel.edu unless unavailable

Office (required)

  • Office number and building name/street name only (Do not include Newark, DE and zip code unless they are off campus)

Phone (optional)

  • Format: (302) 831-XXXX

Biography (optional)

  • Up to 300 words in paragraph form (Lerner Communications will review biography to ensure it meets UD/Lerner editorial style standards)
  • The biography provides a top-level overview of background focused on education & career
  • Up to 3 links may be included in the bio; links to publications should be specific, not to pages that list multiple publications; links will open in a new tab (broken links or links that do not fit the purpose of the directory will be removed)
  • Can include up to two awards and honors focusing on the most recent and/or the most prestigious awards
  • Dates should be specific and not relative (e.g. “…award received in May of 2018,” as opposed to “last May”)
  • The biography should be written in third person
  • May not include personal information
  • May use Dr. on the second reference within the text of the biography

Education (optional)

  • Bulleted list, most recent first
  • Years are not required
  • Format: Degree abbreviation “in” subject (not capitalized), institution
    • Example: Ph.D. in business administration, New York University

Curriculum Vitae (optional)

  • Will be saved as a PDF
  • PDF file will be saved and renamed: Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf
  • When updating CVs, communications will replace outdated CVs and delete old PDF in media library
  • CV will open in a new tab

Profile Photos (preferred)

Examples

Non-teaching staff