Morehead State University Standing & Advisory Committee Descriptions
Termination Date: Standing Committee, established May 1991, revised April 1994.
Purpose: To recognize and reward service by evaluating applications for, and recommending selection of outstanding recipients for the Distinguished Faculty Service Award (DFSA) and the Distinguished Staff Service Award (DSSA).
Membership: Membership shall consist of four faculty members, one from each college, and one professional librarian selected by the Faculty Senate (At least one faculty member shall be a Faculty Senator, but Faculty Senators should not hold a majority of faculty membership on the committee.); with terms for two years staggered so that two members are elected each year; six staff members, one from each EEO job classification category, selected by the Staff Congress, with terms for two years staggered so that three members are elected each year; one academic department chair selected by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; one representative of the Student Government Association, selected by the SGA annually; and the two most recent recipients of both the Distinguished Faculty Service Award who are active faculty and the Distinguished Staff Service Award. Should a faculty member of the committee be nominated for "Distinguished Faculty Service Award" that faculty member should be replaced by an alternate named by the Faculty Senate.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- To promote and recognize quality service to the University, community, region, nation and world.
- To solicit, review and make recommendations on nominations for the Distinguished Faculty Service Award (DFSA) and the Distinguished Staff Service Award (DSSA).
Officers: Chair, a Vice Chair, and a Secretary to be selected by the committee from the membership.
Frequency of Meetings: Minimum of twice a semester.
Reporting Channels: Recommendatory to the President.
Minutes and Proposals Copied to: The Library, Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and Staff Congress. (Published minutes should protect the confidentiality of nominees.)
Support Services: Office of the President.
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