Excellence in Public Affairs Award

The Board of Governors' Award for Excellence in Public Affairs was established at Missouri State University to recognize faculty and staff who excel at carrying out the public affairs mission.

Up to three faculty and three staff award winners are selected each year.  Recipients will receive a framed certificate, recognition by the Board of Governors and a $1,500 grant to be used toward travel, research and/or projects and activities related to their work with public affairs within the University.


Missouri State faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate colleagues for the Board of Governors' Excellence in Public Affairs Award.  Nominees must be full-time Missouri State employees for a minimum of 3 years at the time of nomination.   Nominees should have evidence of distinctive work and accomplishments in support of the University‚Äôs Public Affairs mission.  

Please view the appropriate nomination procedure link to the right for how to submit a nomination.