President's Distinguished Service Award for USS Staff

>> 2017 Nomination Form -- due to committee by 5:00 pm, Friday, January 27, 2017.
This form is in a table format that you may complete on your computer, save, print to send and/or email to the committee.

Nomination Tips for the USS Senate

  • The nomination form is required.  Up to 3 additional letters of support from other university/community members may also be submitted.  The committee will review the first 3 letters of recommendation received.  If more than 3 arrive, the committee chairperson will contact the nominator to determine which letters to use for submission. 
  • No additional materials will be reviewed by the committee.
  • Nomination forms and letters may be submitted as hard-copy or electronically (preferred).
  • Letters of support and the nomination form should be no more than two pages in length each.
  • Each year begins a new process.  Previous award winners are not eligible nominees.
  • The selection committee will be judging submitted material on the criteria below.  These criteria will be used to facilitate discussions by the selection committee. 

o Years of service 

o Exemplary Service

o Dedicated Service

o Caring Service

o How the nominee exemplified at least one of the six university values

  • Three people will be selected for awards by the USS Senate each year.
  • All submitted materials become the property of the selection committee.
  • The Bardo Five.

At Wichita State University , we value...

  1. Seizing opportunities
  2. Success for all stakeholders
  3. Diversity of culture, thought, and experience
  4. Adaptive approaches
  5. Teamwork
  6. Positive risk-taking

Wichita State University Strategic Plan