Board of Governors James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Services

The Board of Governors James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Services was created in 2007 to encourage, identify, recognize and reward public service by faculty of the University of North Carolina system. The selection criteria for the Award includes:

  • Faculty members of any of the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina system are eligible.
  • Sustained, distinguished, and superb achievement in university public service and outreach, and contributions to improving the quality of life of the citizens of North Carolina.
  • The creativity and impact of a nominee’s achievements are of a magnitude that greatly exceeds the normal accomplishments of a productive faculty.

Required information for this award includes:

  • Biographical Information and CV
  • A Comprehensive Description of Public Service

For the BOG James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Services, include the following information in the nomination:

  • Nominee's name and department
  • An explanation with some detail why this individual deserves the award for public service excellence
  • Nominator's name and department

Nominating Procedures

The nomination period typically begins in the early Fall semester. A notice will be distributed campus wide. Submit nominations for the Public Service award using the Nomination Form (DOC) - one nominee per form. Please read the above eligibility requirements before submitting a form.

Call for nominations 2017-2018

The University Awards Committee is now accepting nominations through Friday, March 16 at 5 p.m. for the 2017-2018
Board of Governors Public Service Award.  If you are nominating someone please make sure they are eligible by referring
to this web page for details, eligibility requirements, a link to past winners, and the nomination form.

Please e-mail the completed nomination form to John Stanley Ross, BOG Awards Committee Chair, at rossjs@appstate.edu

Thank you for your interest in the nomination process.