Excellence in Service, Faculty


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 8

Faculty 8

Updated:  September 2021


Purpose. Encourages service at all levels within the University Faculty and provides recognition for such performance; determines the criteria by which monetary awards and possibly other forms of recognition are to be given to faculty members who display excellence in service to the University community; and determines the recipients of a $5,000 monetary award for excellence in service to the University community. Members of the committee are not eligible for nomination.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations.  The committee consists of a faculty member from each of the academic colleges and the Newton Gresham Library.  Faculty serve rotating two-year terms ending August 31.

Chair Appointment. The chair is elected by the committee members and will serve a one-year term.

Note: Past Winners of this award can be found here.

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2022:

Erin Owens, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2022

Barbara Kaminska, College of Arts and Media
Samar Zahrawi, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Andrea Foster, College of Education
Amanda Scarbrough, College of Health Sciences
Patrick Buzzini, College of Criminal Justice

Terms expire August 31, 2023

Donald Albert, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Dana Bible, College of Business Administration
TBA, Newton Gresham Library


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu