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Omicron Delta Kappa Advisor Form
* To be completed and submitted by Faculty or staff advisor.
Name of Applicant: ________________________________________
Omicron Delta Kappa,
Inc., the national leadership honor society for college students, recognizes
and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character.
Membership in ODK is a mark of highest distinction and honor. Emphasis is
placed on the development of the whole person, both as a member of the
college community and as a contributor to a better society.
Membership in ODK is as
much an obligation and responsibility in leadership as it is a mark of
highest distinction and honor. Membership is awarded to undergraduate junior
and senior students; to graduate students; to faculty, staff, administration
and alumni; and to persons qualifying for membership “honoris causa.” Student membership candidates must rank in
the upper 35% in scholarship of their institution
and must show significant
leadership in either scholarship, athletics, campus or community service,
social and religious activities, campus government, journalism, speech
and the mass media; or the creative and performing arts. An individual
achieving distinction in his or her chosen profession or rendering
outstanding service through leadership may be elected to honorary membership
evaluate the applicant by responding to the following questions and give
explanations where possible:
How well do you know the applicant?
_____Slightly _____Well _____Very Well
2. In what capacity does the applicant meet at least one or more of the criteria italicized above to become a member of ODK?
3. Check below, your recommendation for the applicant and why?
____Highly recommend ____ Recommend with no reservation
____ Recommend with reservation ____Serious doubts ____Would not recommend
· Thank you for taking the time to fill out this form. Please return the form to the Center for Leadership, 2990 Campus Box, no later than Friday, October 17, 2008.
Signed by: ___________________________ Date: ______________