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    Curtis Granderson

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    (I) PURPOSE

    The purpose of the University of Illinois at Chicago Athletic hall of fame is to honor navy Pier, UICC and UIC athletes, teams, coaches and administrators for their outstanding performances and their significant contributions to the athletic program. These individuals will maintain, strengthen and promote the traditions, ideas and spirit of athletics at The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    (II) ELIGIBILITY

    The criteria for eligibility to be nominated for induction into the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame is as follows:

    A. Individual Student-Athletes: Undergraduate Accomplishments

    Individuals shall be eligible for nomination if they have meet all of the following criteria.

    1) Academic Standing
       a.) A former student-athlete shall have been in good academic standing during his/her enrollment at the University.

    2) Eligibility Waiting Period
       a.) A former student-athlete shall be first eligible for nomination five full academic years after completing his/her athletic eligibility at the University.

       b.) If a student-athlete has left the University prior to completion of their eligibility, the five year waiting period will have begun at the end of the fourth academic year following his/her initial enrollment at the University of Illinois at Chicago, UICC, Navy Pier, or any other University or Junior College.

    3) Accomplishments
    Individuals shall be eligible for nomination if, while enrolled at Navy Pier, UICC, or UIC, they have:

        a.) Been named "All-American", or

        b.) Won an NCAA National Championship, or

        c.) Named Athlete of the Year, or

        d.) Received Conference Honors, or

        e.) Led the nation in a recognized statistical category, or

         f.) As a student-athlete, distinguished him/herself and the University through major victories, statistical achievements, records, or other substantial accomplishments not mentioned in items a-e above.

    B. Individual Student-Athletes: Post Eligibility Accomplishments

    Former student-athletes meeting eligibility criteria A.1 and A. 2 but not A. # shall be considered eligible if, following completion of eligibility, they have distinguished themselves and the University in a significant way athletically.

    C. Individual Coaches, Administrators and UIC Alumni

    1. Eligibility Criteria
    Individuals who are not eligible for nomination under items A.1 or A.2 mentioned above, may be eligible for nomination if they have rendered extra-ordinary service and leadership to the UIC athletic program and have contributed significantly to the advancement of athletics at The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    2. Eligibility Waiting Period
       a.) A former and/or current UIC Coach shall be first eligible for nomination five full academic years after completing his/her coaching career at the University.

       b.) There is no set waiting period prescribed for University Administrator and/or UIC Alumni.

    D. Athletic Teams

    1. Accomplishments
    A varsity-level team that wins a NCAA Championship, or competed in an NCAA sponsored championship event shall be eligible for nomination into the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame.

    2. Eligibility Waiting Period
    A team shall be eligible for nomination five full seasons following the completion of the season that they have been nominated for.

    (III) ELECTION

    A. Selection Committee

    The UIC Athletic Hall of Fame will be administrated jointly by the UIC Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the UIC Athletic Alumni Association. The Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee shall conduct annual selection of the new inductees into the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame. This committee will be comprised of two separate sub-committees; 1) Navy Pier Era, and 2) UICC & UIC Campus Era.

    1. Chair
    The Director of Athletic Development will chair these two sub-committees.

    2. Sub-Committee
    In addition to the Chair, these two sub-committees shall be comprised of the following voting members.

       a.) One UIC Athletic Alumni Association Executive Officer

       b.) Four or five members of the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame from that sub-committee's era.

    B. Selection Meeting(s)

    The two selection sub-committees shall meet together as a group at a time and place to be determined during the summer months prior to the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame event. The selection committee chair will determine the dates of this meeting and others. After this initial selection committee meeting, additional separate sub-committee meetings will be conducted as needed to complete the selection process. When each sub-committee has determined its selection for the current year's athletic hall of fame class, a list will be submitted to the UIC Director of Athletics for final approval.

    C. Nomination

    1. Who is eligible to nominate
       a.) Present and retired UIC coaches, Athletic Administrators, and current UIC Athletic Alumni Association members.

    2. How to submit nominations.
       a.) Nomination may be submitted to the UIC Athletic Alumni Association (839 West Roosevelt, Chicago, IL 60608-1516) at any time between January 1st, June 30th for that induction year.

       b.) All nominations received by the selection committee shall be considered for induction into the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame at the initial scheduled selection committee meeting.

    D. Selection

    1.) All members of the selection committee, including the chair are eligible to vote during the selection committee meeting(s).

    2.) Final selection shall be by written secret ballot.

    3.) Committee members may vote "in absentia", provided his/her ballot is delivered in writing, in a sealed envelope to the committee chair prior to the final selection meeting.

    4.) Nominees receiving a majority vote (more than 50%) shall be considered selected.

    5.) Upon a majority vote (more than 50%) of the committee members present, a second ballot may be held involving the nominees who failed to receive a majority on the first ballot. In the event of a second ballot, absentee ballots shall be counted as submitted.

    (IV) INDUCTION

    Newly selected UIC Athletic Hall of Fame members shall be officially notified by the Director of Athletics and formally inducted at the annual UIC Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Reunion Banquet during that academic year.

    (NOTE: Date of the Hall of Fame Banquet to be determined by the UIC Director of Athletics)