Towson University Service Awards

Towson University service awards recognize faculty and staff who have dedicated 20 or more years to higher education at Towson University. 

TU Distinguished Faculty Service Award

The TU Distinguished Faculty Service Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution through his or her teaching, scholarship, and participation in university affairs. The award recipient receives $2,500, and the award is presented at Winter Commencement. Read more about the award nomination process.  

View a list of the past winners of the TU Distinguished Faculty Service Award

TU Distinguished Staff Service Award

The TU Distinguished Staff Service Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution through his or her work and participation in university affairs. The recipient of the award receives $2,500. The award is presented at the President's Address in the fall or spring.

Criteria

Among the factors to be considered are:

  1. extraordinary effort as an employee
  2. extraordinary service of 20 or more years to their profession with at least 15 years
    of that service at Towson University
  3. achievements/accomplishments made while working at TU
  4. evidence of direct impact working for or with students

Staff Award Selection Process

Each spring a call for nominations is posted in Towson Tigers Today (T3). Any member of the Towson community may nominate a staff member that meets the criteria.

  • Nominations include: 1) a nomination letter with a detailed narrative of the nominee's extraordinary service and 2) the nominee's resume/CV.  
  • Nominations should be emailed to the

The Towson University Staff Council (TUSC) Awards 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.