The Faculty Service Award is given annually to a faculty member for his/her outstanding service to the University and the academic profession.
"Service" is defined as contributions to the University, as well as professional and public services activities.
The process for nominating individuals for the Faculty Service Award varies. Some departments nominate individuals, and Colleges may have their own processes for selecting nominees. There is also an open call for nominations for this award. A faculty member, staff member, a college, an academic department or program may nominate someone for this award. Any individual nominated needs to meet the eligibility criteria listed below. All nominees will be honored at a reception sponsored by the Chancellor and the Provost. Each recipient of the award will also:
Any candidate nominated must:
The following materials need to be submitted by candidates (by February 15):
All individuals' nomination materials must be received by Andrea Romine in the Associate Vice Chancellors Office, by February 15 . If materials are missing, an individual's nomination for this award may not be considered.
On or before the last day of fall term classes, annually the Faculty Senate shall select a Faculty Senate Award Selection Committee consisting of five faculty Senators to serve a two-year term. Annually, on or before the last day of fall term classes, the Faculty Senate shall select one former recipient of the Faculty Service Award to serve on the Committee. The Committee will review materials and make a selection.
SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS TO THE ASSOCIATE VICE CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE
A list of nominees needs to be submitted by the committee to the Associate Vice Chancellor's Office by March 8. Final decisions on all awards (made by the selection commitee) are due to the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academics by no later than March 31.