Deadline for Regents' USM Staff Awards Nominations January 19
The deadline is fast approaching to submit nominations for
2006-2007 Board of Regents' University System of Maryland Staff Awards. Only Staff
employees of the University System of Maryland community can be nominated. All
Staff employees on Regular or Contingent II status who have been employed for
at least five consecutive academic years are eligible for consideration.
The purpose of the Board of
Regents' USM Staff Awards is to recognize distinguished performance of
employees of the University System of Maryland community. These awards
represent the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Regents for
Exempt and Nonexempt employees from USM institutions.
Each USM institution may nominate one Exempt and one Nonexempt Staff member for
each of the following three award categories per BOR Policy VII-P1:
1. Exceptional contribution to the institution and/or unit to which the person
2. Outstanding service to students in an academic or residential
3. Extraordinary public service to the university or the greater community.
This includes voluntary campus citizenship and/or dedication to public good
through volunteer activities with outside groups.
For the complete application forms and procedures, visit http://www.usmh.usmd.edu/usm/workgroups/SystemStaff/bsa.html.
Six (6) copies of each nomination package must be received by the Chair of
the Community Development Committee of CUSS (Council of University System
Staff) at the following address by 4 p.m.
on Friday, January 19, 2007:
Ms. Colette Becker, Chair
CUSS Community Development Committee
Health Sciences and Human Services
University of Maryland,
601 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Nomination packages must first be considered on an institutional level
BEFORE they are submitted to CUSS. Please check the deadline information from
your institution. Nomination packages that are forwarded directly to CUSS,
without having first been considered on an institutional level, will not be
considered by the CUSS Awards Review Committee. Nomination packages forwarded
to CUSS from a USM institution must contain a cover letter from the President
of the institution certifying the nominees.
Nomination packages received from institutions after the January 19
deadline will not be accepted.
Contact: John Buettner