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Service Awards

Celebrating Excellence in Service and Engagement

Campus Service and Engagement Awards


Please submit nominations to by: April 11, 2022

  • Chancellor’s Award for Embracing Diversity – Nomination Deadline: April 11, 2022.  This award recognizes and celebrates UMKC faculty, staff, and registered student organizations engaging in UMKC’s Strategic Plan Pillar 4: Foster An Environment of Invigorating Multiculturalism, Globalism, Diversity and Inclusion
  •  Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Community Engagement – Nomination Deadline: April 11, 2022. This award recognizes and celebrates faculty, staff, units and campus organizations that have made engagement with the community a central aspect of their approach to student learning and scholarship.
  • Chancellor’s Award for Career Contributions to the University – Nomination Deadline: April 11, 2022.  One of UMKC’s highest honors to a University employee (faculty or staff) who has made significant contributions to higher education at UMKC over the course of his or her career and has significantly enhanced the mission of the University.

System Service Award

***Please note that all nominations must be reviewed and approved by the Provost prior to submitting to UM System, therefore all nominations should be sent electronically to by TBA. The UMKC Faculty Affairs Office will handle obtaining the signatures for the Provost AND for the Title IX/Civil Rights Officer.

All required nomination materials (see Nomination Form for list of required materials for each award) should be in electronic format and merged into one single PDF file (see nomination form for file name requirements).   All letters of support should be signed and appear on appropriate department, unit, university, corporate, or organizational letterhead.

For additional information, please contact Chris Popoola in the UMKC Faculty Affairs Office.