Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Community



The award is presented each year, when merited, to a person with faculty rank who has shown outstanding service to the local or larger community. This award specifically recognizes the use of the faculty member's academic expertise in ways that benefit the community or the public in general. Recognized activities may include service on boards, consulting, public presentations or lectures, or other activities that are donated to the community.


Eligibility for this award includes all those with faculty rank, including members of the administration.

Nomination & Selection Process

Nominations, which may originate with anyone, should be sent to the nominee's department head. The nomination must be accompanied by a written endorsement from the nominee's department head. Nominations should provide significant supporting documentation, including the record of service and an informed evaluation of that service, to justify an award. The selection of the recipient is based on the above criteria. The Research, Scholarship and Awards Committee will make a recommendation to the Provost.

The nomination must be emailed to The deadline for submitting nominations for the Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Community is March 18th, 2016.