Purpose

To recognize and reward staff for exemplary service to the University and/or to the community.

Scope of Concern

  1. Administer and manage awards that recognize staff contributions, including:
    • David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award for Public Service
    • UI Outstanding Staff Award
    • Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award
    • Richard E. Gibson Award for Merit Staff
  2. Call for nominations for the awards in the spring of each year.
  3. Review submissions in terms of requirements.
  4. Convene a Selections Committee to evaluate and determine the awards for nominated staff, to include Council Past President and Council Awards Committee chair(s)
  5. Arrange a reception for all nominees and their nominator(s).
  6. Notify recipients and other nominees.
  7. Notify Council, Office of the President, University organizations, Public Relations, and other appropriate media.
  8. Report activities to the Council.

Chair: Isaac Podolefsky