Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement - Off Campus
The Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement recognizes excellent performance by a University of Missouri or Lincoln University campus or regional faculty or a professional staff member in planning, conducting and evaluating a multiyear outreach program. This is an award for an individual.
Recipient receive a cash award in the amount of $1,000.
All University of Missouri campus and regional faculty and professional staff members with at least five years' experience in University of Missouri Extension are eligible. This is an award for an individual. Members of the immediate administrative staff of the vice chancellor for extension and engagement, regional directors, campus extension administrators and members of the Fellowship and Awards Committee are not eligible.
The award is given for outstanding performance in extension programming as indicated by:
- High-quality program design, implementation and evaluation.
- Responsiveness to high-priority needs of Missouri citizens.
- 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 the nomination form, a three- to five-page narrative that addresses the award criteria and a resume or a current vitae with focus on how it relates to the award. Three letters of support are required. One must be from the nominee’s supervisor and the other letters can be from colleagues and clientele.
Nominations are reviewed by the Fellowship and Awards Committee appointed by the vice chancellor for extension and engagement. The committee — comprised of representatives of UMEA, Epsilon Sigma Phi, the University of Missouri campuses and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement — makes recommendations to the vice chancellor who makes the final selection.
Submit nominations to:
MU Extension Awards Committee
205 Whitten Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
A symbol of recognition is presented by the vice chancellor for extension at a regional or campus event.
2015 Patrick L. Byers
2014 Georgia Stuart Simmons
2013 Susan L. Mills Gray
2012 Sharon Ann Gulick
2011 Renette E. Wardlow
2010 Debra D. Davis
2006 Roger Lee Eakins
2009 Kevin Wilson
2008 Charles Merrell St Clair
2005 Leon A. Moon
2004 Michael Ted Gilliam