University of Vermont

President's Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award

Eligibility

faculty lined up at commencementNominees for the President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award must be faculty members (lecturer or clinical faculty, full-time tenure or tenure-track faculty, research faculty, library faculty, or extension faculty) who have worked at the University of Vermont for at least five years. Faculty members serving in administrative roles are eligible for the award.

Criteria

Nominees for the President's Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award must have demonstrated sustained and exceptional leadership and service to the University of Vermont. This includes, but is not limited to, service at the department, college or school, or University-wide level, service on committees, governance groups, and advising student organizations or committees. The nature of the service must go beyond that expected of faculty for promotion and advancement at the University and should extend over multiple years. Evidence of transformative leadership and accomplishment as an institutional citizen must be demonstrated. Broadly defined, the service of the nominee must have "made a significant difference" at the University of Vermont. Service to the faculty member’s profession or to the external community is not a criteria for the award. Service awards will not be given to the same person more than once in a ten-year period.

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