Mumford – Outstanding Staff Award

This award recognizes a College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources staff member for sustained excellence in executing assigned duties, and for their effectiveness in support of the mission of their unit and the College. The awardee will be innovative, cooperative, a leader among staff peers, and demonstrate personal growth and a drive for excellence in their position.

All benefit-eligible, non-academic staff members employed by the College for at least three years may be nominated. Selection will be based upon the quality and evidence of outstanding abilities, performance, character and commitment to the land-grant philosophy.

Nominations & Submissions

Annual Deadline: March 1

Submit nominations in a single PDF attachment via email to Teresa Davis at Name the file as: Year_Mumford_LastFirstName (e.g., 2022_Mumford_TigerTruman). In the email subject line indicate Mumford Staff Award Nomination.

  • Unsuccessful nominations may be updated and resubmitted in successive years.
  • Use 12 pt. font, 1” margins, and single space within paragraphs.

Nomination packets must include:

  • Nomination/Cover Letter providing examples of specific characteristics that qualify this person for this award (limited to one page).
  • Supporting letters (limited to four), describing the nominee’s contributions to the division and/or College and evidence of the nominee’s commitment to the land-grant mission (each letter is limited to one page).

Questions? Contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean at 573-882-3752.