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ACS 13.3. Selection Process.


The selection process includes the following activities:

(1)   Selection Committee. An Outstanding Service Award Committee will be appointed by the Senate of Academic Staff. It will consist of no fewer than five academic staff or faculty in academic staff positions who are at least .50 FTE and whose contracts are longer than one-semester only. The length of terms will be staggered to assure continuity. The committee will elect its own chairperson.

(2)   Nominations. In February of each year, nominations for the Outstanding Service Award will be solicited. All University personnel and students are eligible to submit nominations.

(3)   Procedure.

(a)   A listing of individuals who are eligible to receive the award will be provided to the committee by the office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

(b)   The committee will send out a call for nominations by the first week of February.

(c)   Nominations of eligible individuals will be received by the Outstanding Service Award Committee by March 1.

(d)   The committee will ask for documentation from each nominee to be received by April 1.

(e)   The committee will draw up a list of no more than four and no fewer than two individuals it recommends for receipt of the award. This list should not be ranked.

(f)    The committee's list and statements of recommendation will be forwarded by May 1 to the Chancellor or designee, who will select the recipient(s) of the award. If the Chancellor or designee needs additional information, clarification, or advice, he/she will request a meeting with the committee.

(4)   Presentation. The Outstanding Service Award will be presented in the fall during the University's opening day assembly for faculty and academic staff.

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