2016 College of Business Faculty/Staff Award Guidelines

College of Business Faculty & Staff Awards

Sponsored by the Dean’s Advisory Council

 

Guidelines for Nomination

One hard copy of all nominations must be submitted to the Dean’s Office by March 1st. All nominations must be submitted with a nomination cover sheet, nomination statement/letter and any supporting materials required for each category.

 

College of Business Faculty and Staff Awards nomination cover sheet can be found here.

 

Nominees will be notified mid-April. Award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony.

Senior Faculty Teaching Award

Purpose: To recognize outstanding teaching performance over the last year by a senior faculty member, where senior is defined as completing their terminal degree ten or more years ago.

Criteria: Factors taken into account include student evaluation information, class grade point information; number of course preparations, core versus elective courses, student development activities, and teaching publications and grants.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All senior faculty in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: Faculty will be nominated by each department chair. Each department chair and the FDC can give appropriate weight to each factor as considered appropriate. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

Junior Faculty Teaching Award

Purpose: To recognize outstanding teaching performance over the last year by a junior faculty member, where junior is defined as completing their terminal degree less than ten years ago.

Criteria: Factors taken into account include student evaluation information, class grade point information; number of course preparations, core versus elective courses, student development activities, and teaching publications and grants.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All junior faculty in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: Faculty will be nominated by each department chair. Each department chair and the FDC can give appropriate weight to each factor as considered appropriate. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

Senior Faculty Research Award

Purpose: To recognize outstanding research performance over the last two years by a senior faculty member, where senior is defined as completing their terminal degree ten or more years ago.

Criteria: Factors taken into account include quality and quantity of research productivity (to include the impact of the individual’s research), the single and multiple authorship mix, other publications (books, monographs, and technical reports), professional proceedings and presentations, and research grants and proposals.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All senior faculty in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

 Nomination process:  Faculty will be nominated by each department chair. The FDC will also include an evaluation of the impact of the individual’s research record in making this award. The evaluation of impact may include, among other things, the ranking of journal impact as reported in the last two available Social Science Citation Index Rankings. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be presented directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

Junior Faculty Research Award

Purpose: To recognize outstanding research performance over the last two years by a junior faculty member, where junior is defined as completing their terminal degree less than ten years ago.

Criteria: Factors taken into account include quality and quantity of research productivity (to include the impact of the individual’s research), the single and multiple authorship mix, other publications (books, monographs, and technical reports), professional proceedings and presentations, and research grants and proposals.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All junior faculty in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process:  Faculty will be nominated by each department chair. The FDC will also include an evaluation of the impact of the individual’s research record in making this award. The evaluation of impact may include, among other things, the ranking of journal impact as reported in the last two available Social Science Citation Index Rankings. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award.  The nomination should be presented directly to the Dean’s Office.

Non-Tenure Eligible Faculty Superior Service Award

Purpose: To recognize the outstanding performance of a non-tenure eligible employee to the College of Business. The award may not be given every year.

Criteria: Multiple factors taken into account include teaching evaluations, number of teaching preps, active participation in teaching and/or research seminars, creation of innovative teaching materials, service commitment as measured by either being on or chairing departmental and/or college committees. Nominees must demonstrate superior performance both in and out of the classroom and must clearly exceed expectations for NTE faculty.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All NTE faculty in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: NTE faculty will be nominated by department chairs. The department chairs and the FDC can weigh each factor as considered appropriate. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be presented directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

P & S Superior Service Award

Purpose: To recognize the outstanding performance of a professional and scientific employee to the College of Business.

Criteria: Superior service to the College of Business among those holding P & S positions may take many forms, such as willingness to take on special projects, extraordinary job performance, exemplary volunteer or community service, or outstanding innovation.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All P & S staff in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: A brief memo (no more than one page excluding exhibits) outlining the contributions of the staff member will be submitted by a faculty member, staff member, or the nominee. The Staff Development Committee, along with a P & S staff member appointed by the Dean, will evaluate all the nominees and make a recommendation. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

Merit Superior Service Award

Purpose: To recognize the outstanding performance of a merit employee to the College of Business.

Criteria: Superior service to the College of Business among those holding merit positions may take many forms, such as a willingness to take on special projects, extraordinary job performance, exemplary volunteer or community service, or outstanding innovation.

Award: A plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All merit staff in the College of Business.  The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: A brief memo (not more than one page excluding exhibits) outlining the contributions of the staff member will be submitted by a faculty member, staff member or the nominee.  The Staff Development Committee, along with a merit staff member appointed by the Dean, will evaluate all nominees, and make a recommendation. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award.  The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

P & S Student Impact Award

Purpose: To recognize a professional and scientific employee for significant influence on a student or students in the College of Business. Special emphasis will be placed on the positive impact a P & S employee has had on shaping the personal and professional lives of business students through innovative programs and extraordinary contributions.

Criteria: Outstanding service to a student or students in the College of Business may include activities that positively influence a student’s success personal goals, academic performance, career objectives, or other special activities or projects. Service may also include having a positive impact on a student organization or program.

Award: $1000 and a plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All P & S staff in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process: A brief memo (no more than one page excluding exhibits) outlining the student impact of the staff member will be submitted by a faculty member, staff member, College of Business student, or the nominee. The Staff Development Committee, along with a P & S staff member appointed by the Dean, will evaluate all the nominees and make a recommendation. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.

 

Merit Student Impact Award

Purpose: To recognize a merit employee for providing outstanding support and assistance to a student or students in the College of Business. Special emphasis will be placed on the positive impact a merit employee has had on students through innovative programs and/or extraordinary service.

Criteria: Outstanding service to a student or students in the College of Business may include activities that positively influence a student’s success, personal goals, academic performance, or other special activities or projects.  Service may also include having a positive impact on a student organization or program.

Award: A plaque for the winner.

Eligibility: All merit staff in the College of Business. The previous year’s winner of this award is not eligible.

Nomination process:  A brief memo (not more than one page excluding exhibits) outlining the support provided to students by the merit staff person will be submitted by a faculty member, staff member, College of Business student, or the nominee. The Staff Development Committee, along with a merit staff member appointed by the Dean, will evaluate all nominees, and make a recommendation. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be invited to participate in the evaluation of each award. The nomination should be submitted directly to the Dean’s Office.