Faculty Presidential Award Guidelines

Eligibility: All full-time faculty who are completing at least five years at ENMU
Focus: Academic achievement with particular emphasis on the last five years
Awards:

$2000 each and plaque prepared by the president’s office

Advising (1)
Research/Scholarly/Creative Activity (1)
Service (1)
Teaching (1)

Evaluation Criteria

Advising

  • knowledge of advising procedures and regulations (e.g., prerequisites,
    class rotation, repeat policy)
  • accessibility and availability to students
  • ability to mentor and guide students to make good decisions (e.g., major, career
    development)
  • contribution to university-wide discussions on effective advising
  • other

Research/Scholarly/Creative Activity

  • publication and/or presentation (in the discipline at meeting of a learned society)
  • significant awards/recognition
  • grants/other funding
  • involvement of students
  • other

Service

  • significant committee work
  • service to department or discipline and/or
  • service to university and/or
  • service to community
  • other

Teaching

  • ability to engage the student
  • knowledge and use of best teaching strategies
  • ability to challenge students
  • responsiveness to student needs/concerns
  • other

Process for Identifying Recipients

Nominations may be made by:

    • faculty (may include dept. chair)
    • students (for advising, service, and teaching)
    • university employees (for advising and service)

Note: Submissions are only accepted by standard nomination form. In any given year, not all awards may be recommended/presented.

  • Faculty may be nominated in more than one category.
  • Faculty are eligible to receive the same award again after an additional five year period.
  • Nominations are submitted to the Academic Affairs office.