The College of Arts & Sciences Volunteer Service Award recognizes exceptional service or long-term, continuing service of leadership to the College of Arts & Sciences or to a department or program within the College. It is designed to publicly acknowledge those individuals – alumni or friends – who have given significant amounts of time and talent over an extended period of time.
All nominations will be reviewed by the selection committee. Winners will be notified and invited to attend the College of Arts & Sciences Annual Awards dinner, in association with the fall meeting of the Dean’s Advisory Board.
Deadline for nominations: May 12
For questions or more information, please call or email Jan Duncan at (865) 974-1815 firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Be an alumnus/alumna or friend of the College of Arts and Sciences
-Contributed significant amounts of time to the betterment of the College of Arts Sciences or to one of its academic departments, schools, or programs
-Exhibited a passion for the College of Arts & Sciences or a unit therein through a long-time association
One College of Arts & Sciences Volunteer Service Award may be given annually
There will be a common procedure for nominations for all College of Arts & Sciences awards. Nominations can be made by any person affiliated with the College of Arts & Sciences and must be submitted online. The responsibility for completing nomination information lies with the nominator/s.
Required for nomination:
-Cover letter / nominating statement
-Completed nomination form
-Letters of recommendation with contact information (up to three will be accepted)
The awards will be selected by members of the College Award Selection Committee, which consists of one faculty representative from each Division plus Interdisciplinary Programs and the Executive Director of Development. The Committee will submit its recommendations to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for final approval. Recipients, family members (within reason) and their nominator/s will be invited to the College of Arts & Sciences Annual Awards dinner. If an award recipient cannot attend, a family member will be encouraged to attend in his/her stead.