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Nominations for President's Excellence Award sought

Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 05 - September 26, 1996

Nominations are now being accepted for the 1997 President's Award for Excellence. The purpose of this award is to annually recognize up to five selected employees who have made extraordinary contributions by consistent excellence in the performance of their job or a single incident, contribution, or heroic act.

All salaried classified staff members at any grade level, as well as employees serving in administrative and professional faculty positions, with at least two years of university service, are eligible for consideration. Specific exclusions for the award are the instructional faculty, academic department heads, deans, assistant and associate deans, vice presidents, and Extension agents. Previous award recipients are not eligible until five years after receiving the award.

Award recipients will receive a certificate and a $2,000 award during the Founders Week ceremonies which will be held March 31-April 4, 1997. The award will be publicized internally and externally.

Nominations can be made by any employee; however, self-nominations are not acceptable. All nominations must be submitted on an Award for Excellence nomination form which is available through your dean, director, or department head. Evaluation criteria and nomination guidelines are included with the nomination form.

All nominations must be submitted to the office of the Associate Vice President for Personnel and Administrative Services, 312 Burruss, no later than 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15. For more information or additional forms, call 1-7784.