Faculty Senate Exemplary Service Award

Nomination Deadline: November 20, 2023


The University of Cincinnati will continue its tradition of honoring faculty for “Exemplary Contributions in Service to the University of Cincinnati.” The awards (two) are sponsored by the UC Faculty Senate.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • The awards will be given to full-time faculty members who have made significant and sustained service contributions to the University during their career at UC
  • University Service is defined as participation and leadership in activities other than teaching and research that contribute in important ways to the mission of the University of Cincinnati
  • Faculty members eligible for the award are full-time faculty who have exhibited sustained, significant, and impactful University service activity over several years and who have provided significant leadership within the University
  • Contributions should be further evidenced by substantial time commitments and significant accomplishments related to their service activities
  • All individuals entitled to vote in the All-University Faculty Elections except previous winners are eligible for this award
  • University Service activities might include, but are not limited to:
    • Significant participation on departmental, college, and university committees
    • Leadership in service as evidenced by election or assignment to head committees and in assuming leadership roles
    • Participation in committees and/or groups related to the University’s governance, growth and improvement, and its image
    • Work on programs or activities to promote faculty development

Recognition and Award

Recipients are recognized at the UC Faculty Awards Ceremony and receive a plaque and an award of $2,000

Nomination and Submission Guidelines

Nomination Submission Deadline

Monday, November 20, 2023

Nomination Package Submission Process

Nomination Package Required Contents

  • The nomination should include a narrative detailing the faculty member's University Service contributions leading up to the nomination and should address the nominee's participation, leadership, time commitment, and accomplishments
  • Include a discussion of how the efforts of the nominee have contributed to the mission of the University of Cincinnati
  • The candidate’s CV
  • At least three (3) letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s service to UC must also be included in the nomination documentation