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Excellence in University Service Award


The "Excellence in University Service Award" is given to a faculty member who has excelled in (non-administrative) service to the university community. 


Full-time faculty members with a minimum of three years experience at USM are eligible. Individuals who receive this award are not eligible for five years, and individuals who have received two awards are ineligible.

Supporting Documentation

Applicants submit the following:

  • a vita
  • a two-page (single-spaced) narrative describing your most significant university service contributions
  • three letters of support from faculty members or administrators must be submitted with the applicant's name and award in the subject heading.  Letters of support may be sent to the Office of the Provost via campus mail to the attention of Allison Gillespie or via email to allison.gillespieFREEMississippi.  Please include the name of the applicant.

Supporting documentation is due on application deadline.

Only complete submissions will be considered by the Faculty Senate Awards Committee. Submissions that do not adhere to above guidelines will not be considered. The committee's recommendation will be submitted to the Provost to finalize the process.

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