President's Award for Distinguished Service to the University
The President's Award for Distinguished Service to the University is given to a faculty member who has dedicated 20 or more years to higher education at Towson University, or at Towson and other colleges or universities. The recipient will be an individual who has made an important contribution through his or her teaching, scholarship, and participation in university affairs. The recipient of the award will receive $2,500. The award is presented at the Winter Commencement ceremonies.
Among the factors to be considered are: (1) extraordinary effort as a teacher and/or scholar; (2) extraordinary service for 20 or more years to the institution and/or profession; (3) a balance of achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service to the institution and/or profession; (4) evidence of direct impact and involvement with students.
The Faculty Development and Research Committee will receive and review all nominations and submit three to the president. The president, in consultation with the representatives from the committee, will select the recipient of the award.