Outstanding Achievement in National or International Service

This award honors faculty for outstanding achievement in advancing the service mission of WVU Health Sciences at the national or international level.

Criteria for Selection

  • Significant involvement, as a WVU representative, in national or international service related to the nominee’s professional area
  • Leadership roles in professional service
  • Excellence in contributions of service to the department, college or university
  • Acquisition of extramural funding and other resources for the university related to professional service
  • Creation of new research and consultation opportunities for faculty related to professional service
  • Evidence of positive outcomes from professional service activities
  • Contributes to a positive culture within their unit

Required Materials in Support of Nomination

  • Nomination letter (two-page limit)
  • Abridged CV, including relevant service details (five-page limit)
  • A letter of support from a colleague or community member
  • Supplemental evidence documenting positive impact of service (five-page limit)
  • At least one example of how the nominee meets the criterion "contributes to a positive culture within their unit"

Suggested Materials in Support of Nomination

  • A maximum of two additional letters of support from colleagues, students or community members