The University of San Francisco: Provost/Academic Affairs
churchnight_150
churchbridge_560
sign_palms_150

Office of the Provost Faculty and Staff Awards

For information on the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award, given by the Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach, please click here.

SARLO PRIZE

The SARLO PRIZE recognizes excellence in teaching based upon the moral values that lie at the foundation of USF's identity. The awardee shall be a proven, effective full-time faculty member who through his/her teaching exemplifies the ethical principles which inform the University's Vision, Mission and Values.

IGNATIAN SERVICE AWARD

The IGNATIAN SERVICE AWARD recognizes an exceptional commitment to the service of students, the University, and the community at large, in light of the religious and moral legacy of St. Ignatius. The awardee shall be a full-time faculty member who has demonstrated an ongoing and creative commitment to the realization of this legacy through his/her actions and accomplishments.

UNIVERSITY FACULTY SERVICE-LEARNING AWARD

The UNIVERSITY FACULTY SERVICE-LEARNING AWARD recognizes the work of full-time faculty in developing service-learning opportunities for USF students. The awardee shall be a full-time faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to service-learning through the integration of service-learning into the curriculum; innovation in employing a reflective teaching methodology to connect community and public service experience with academic study; and demonstration of leadership that promotes service-learning on campus.

MENTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD(s)

The MENTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD was created by the Provost Council in order to recognize a faculty member and/or a staff person who furthers the Vision, Mission and Values of the University through her/his demonstrated commitment to and excellence in advising and mentoring our graduate and/or undergraduate students. The award recognizes individuals who help our students (1) identify their academic goals; (2) establish relationships between their curricular and co-curricular activities; (3) develop the expertise, skills and values that support academic and personal achievement; and, (4) discern how their USF experience will assist them in forming a more humane and just world.

NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit a letter of nomination, no longer than three pages in length, which includes the following information:

  • the nominee's name, department, and college (self nominations will be accepted);
  • why the nominee is deserving of the award in light of the specific award criteria; and
  • the name(s) and contact information of the nominator(s)

Note: An individual faculty may be nominated for more than one award, but a distinct letter is required for each award nomination.

For the Sarlo Prize, the Ignatian Service Award, and the Faculty Service-Learning Award, a selection committee made up of the academic deans will review all nominations and submit its recommendations to the President.

For the Mentor of the Year Award(s), a selection committee made up of the members of the Provost Council will review all nominations and submit its recommendations to the President.

Submit letters of nomination via email to Claudine Van Delden, vandelden@usfca.edu, with FACULTY AWARD NOMINATION in the subject line.

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM on MARCH 4, 2014.

The awards will be presented at the 2014 Service and Merit Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

If you have any questions please contact Claudine Van Delden, Assistant to the Provost, at vandelden@usfca.edu.