Nomination form for the Student Life is You (SLISU) Award

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Please breifly explain this person's position and/or their history of working within Student Life (300-word limit)
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Please explain what characteristics this person posesses to deserve this nomination and why you believe they should win (300-word limit)
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Please provide at least one specific example/story of how this person demonstrated this SLISU value (300-word limit)
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Employee Award Program Criteria:

  1. All regular Student Life employees, including Business Office, HR and IT are eligible.
  2. Student employees are not eligible for this award.
  3. Employees may be nominated by a supervisor, co-worker, peer or student.
  4. An employee must be in good standing to be eligible.
  5. Direct reports to the Vice Provost are not eligible.


Program Principles:

  • Student Learning
  • Leadership Development
  • Inclusion
  • Stewardship
  • Unity


Additional information about the principles can be found at purdue.edu/vpsl/about/vision.html

Program Components:

  1. An employee can be nominated for any of the 5 principles of the SLISU Award anytime throughout the calendar year. Nominations submitted will be good for that entire calendar year. Preference will be given to nominations in that period, however consideration will be given to previous nominations within a calendar year if selection committee deems necessary.
  2. An employee may receive one award per calendar year.
  3. Award selections will happen quarterly in a calendar year.
  4. One M/P and one Support staff member will be selected each quarter with the possibility of a third winner for the “Excellence” award. The Excellence award will be given to an employee who has demonstrated all 5 principles at one time.
  5. Each quarterly winner will receive $750 and a certificate. The winner of the Excellence award will receive $1000 and a plaque. Monetary awards will be “grossed up” so the winner receives the full dollar amount on their paycheck. Awards will be presented by the Vice Provost and the recipients’ supervisors at a small reception and all winners will be featured in a video for the VPSL website and State of the Division event.
  6. The Student Life Operations Committee will select award recipients from submitted nominations.


Nomination Periods:

  • First Quarter - March 1
  • Second Quarter - June 1
  • Third Quarter - September 1
  • Fourth Quarter - November 1

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