Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising

The Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising were established by James A. Star, AB 1983, to recognize and reward individuals who contribute to the College through their exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students. 

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The Advising Programs Office is pleased to announce the eleventh annual Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising. The awards were established by James A. Star ’83 to recognize and reward 12 advisers who contribute to the College through their exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students. 

Prizes are awarded each year to twelve advisers:

  • 3 First-year Advisers:  Proctors and non-resident Board of First-year Advisers
  • 3 Sophomore Advisers:  House tutors who serve in this advising role
  • 3 Concentration Advisers:  Students' assigned departmental advisers (faculty or non-faculty are eligible)
  • 3 Faculty Advisers:  Thesis advisers or other formal/informal departmental advisers (only faculty are eligible)

Congratulations to the 2022 Star Prize Recipients!

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Click here to learn more about the recipients and their reflections on advising.

Please also join us in congratulating the full cohort of advisers nominated for a Star Prize this year. Thank you to all students who submitted nominations for your advisers! 


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Past Star Prize Publications

Browse through our publications highlighting Star Prize Nominees and Recipients over the history of the award:

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