The Distinguished Staff Award, along with the criteria and processes described below, was established to honor a Drury staff member annually at the Holiday Luncheon. It will provide a monetary award and permanent recognition on a plaque to recognize exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the University. The donors making this award possible are Drury alums and former staff members.
Any regular staff member, except the President and Vice Presidents, in a non-faculty position, with a minimum of two years of continuous regular service at Drury University, is eligible for this award.
Recipients will be selected on the merits and strengths of the following contributions:
The nomination and selection process will take place in the fall of each year. The Director of Human Resources will announce the call for nominations in September, with nomination packages due in early November. To nominate a staff member for this award, the following must be submitted to the Director of Human Resources:
The selection committee will be composed of the Director of Human Resources (or their designee) and a staff representative (with at least two years of service) from each of the following departments:
The President and Management Team members of the university will not serve on the selection committee. The Director of Human Resources will chair the selection committee.