The CLAS Leadership Award is given annually to recognize staff members in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences who exhibited exceptional leadership qualities and positively impacted individuals, departments, or the College.

Eligibility, criteria, and nominations

  • All permanent full-time and part-time (50% or more) Professional & Scientific, Merit Exempt, and Merit staff employed in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are eligible to be nominated for this award.
  • Any CLAS staff, faculty, or student can nominate a CLAS staff member. 
  • This award recognizes an individual(s) who exhibits excellence in leadership by setting a high standard, and by supporting and inspiring others.  For the full list of criteria please refer to the nomination form

Selection process

  • Nominations will be evaluated by the CLAS Staff Council Awards & Recognition Committee.  
  • Awardee(s) will receive a $500 stipend.
  • Questions can be emailed to CLAS Staff Council at

Nominations due

Monday, April 15, 2024