For faculty and staff



Vice Provost's Award for Outstanding Achievement

Purpose
The Vice Provost's Award for Outstanding Achievement recognizes excellent performance by University of Missouri or Lincoln University campus or regional faculty or professional staff members in planning, conducting and evaluating a multiyear outreach program.

Award
Two awards — one to a regional faculty member and one to a campus faculty member – are presented. Recipients receive a cash award in the amount of $1,000. A symbol of recognition is presented by the Vice Provost for Extension at a regional or campus event.

Eligibility
All University of Missouri campus and regional faculty and professional staff members with at least five years' experience in university extension are eligible. Members of the immediate administrative staff of the Vice Provost and Director of Cooperative Extension, regional directors, campus extension administrators and members of the Fellowship and Awards Committee are not eligible.

Criteria
The award is given for outstanding performance in extension programming as indicated by:

  • Leadership
  • High-quality program design, implementation and evaluation
  • Responsiveness to the high-priority needs of the people of Missouri
  • Program impact

Nominations and selection
University of Missouri campus and regional faculty and professional staff members may make a nomination by completing the attached nomination form. Nomination materials should include a current vitae or resume; one or more testimonials; three or more letters of professional references from colleagues, supervisor and clientele; or other documents related to the award criteria, such as success stories.

Nominations are reviewed by the Fellowship and Awards Committee appointed by the Vice Provost for Cooperative Extension. The committee — comprised of representatives of UMEA, Epsilon Sigma Phi, the UM campuses and the Vice Provost's Office — makes recommendations to the Vice Provost, who makes the final selection.

Nomination form (DOC)

Vice Provost's Award for Outstanding Achievement-Campus

2012    Beverly Maltsberger

2010    Kevin Bradley

2009    Peter Scharf

2008    Joe Horner

2006    Johanna Reed Adams

2005    Alison Copeland

Vice Provost's Award for Outstanding Achievement-Off Campus

2012    Sharon Gulick

2011    Renette Wardlow

2010    Debbie Davis

2009    Kevin Wilson

2008    Charles St. Clair

2006    Roger Eakins

2005    Leon Moon