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The President’s Awards for Excellence recognize exceptional performance of Southeastern
faculty and staff. The President’s Awards for Excellence – Faculty, recognize and
reward exceptional performance by up to four faculty members in the areas of artistic
activity, teaching, research and service. The President’s Award for Excellence in
Service – Unclassified Staff, recognizes and rewards exceptional performance by an
unclassified staff member in the area of service.
Recipients receive an appropriate plaque, a one-time $3,000 salary supplement and recognition at the Annual University Convocation. In order to be eligible, recipients must be a full-time employee in active status when nominated and when recognized.
This policy applies to all full-time faculty and unclassified staff.
For President's Awards of Excellence – Faculty
(Excellence in Research, Excellence in Artistic Activity, Excellence in Teaching, and Excellence in Service)
The following schedule* shall be followed in selecting recipients for the President's Awards of Excellence.
Nomination packages consisting of a letter of nomination and supporting materials are to be submitted to the appropriate dean/library director.
|February 7||Names of individuals selected by the departments to serve as departmental representatives
to the college should be submitted to the dean. In the case of the library, the committee
members should be selected in accord with its
|February 15||The faculty senate president forwards the names of four faculty members to serve (one per awards committee) on the university committees to the provost.|
|February 15||The dean will notify the college committee members of nominations received and set
a date for the committee to
|March 15||The provost will appoint two deans and a faculty member to each of the university committees.|
|March 15||Individual college committees will forward their nominations and supporting materials to the Provost.|
|March 21||University excellence committees will convene.|
|April 30||The University's Excellence Committees forward their selections to the Provost.|
|Fall Convocation||Recipients for Faculty Awards of Excellence are announced.|
*In the event that University Offices are closed on any of these dates, the next date that offices are open will become the deadline for that step of the process.
For President’s Award for Excellence in Service - Unclassified Staff
The following schedule* shall be followed in selecting the recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Service – Unclassified Staff.
Nomination packages consisting of a letter of nomination and supporting materials are to be submitted to the appropriate vice president.
|February 7||Each vice president will appoint the review committee for his/her division.|
|February 15||Each vice president will forward the name of the unclassified staff member to serve on the University committee for his/her division to the Provost.|
|March 1||The Provost will notify Unclassified staff of their appointment to the University’s President’s Awards for Excellence in Service – Unclassified Staff committee.|
|March 15||The chair of each division committee will forward all nominees’ supporting documentation, as well as the statements of endorsement, to the chair of the University’s President’s Award for Excellence in Service – Unclassified Staff committee.|
|April 30||The University Excellence Award committee forwards at most, one name as their recommendation to the Provost.|
The Recipient for the President’s Award for Excellence in Service – Unclassified Staff is announced
* In the event that University offices are closed on any of these dates, the next date that offices are open will become the deadline for that step in the process.
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