Office of the President

Presidential Recognition

The President's Awards Advisory Committee is seeking nominations for awards to be conferred at the Faculty and Staff Convocation in September 18, 2024.

Submitting Nominations

All nomination packets must be received by April 15, 2024 and can be submitted through one of the following methods:

  1. Online submission form
  2. Printed and mailed to:President's Awards Advisory Committeec/o Office of the President1115 Main Administration BuildingUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD 20742

If printing and submitting your nomination by mail, the materials should include:

  • A coversheet listing the name of the nominee, the award for which the individual is being nominated, and the name of the nominator.
  • A nomination letter clearly indicating why this individual should be so honored and how the individual exemplifies the criteria for this award.
  • A resume, curriculum vitae, or brief biographical sketch of the nominee (President’s Medal and President’s Distinguished Service Awards-exempt).
  • At least two, but no more than three, seconding letters of nomination from outside the primary unit in which the individual is employed may accompany the nomination or may be sent under separate cover.

Nominations submitted during either of the past two competition years will automatically be reconsidered, though nominators are encouraged to provide updated information. The Committee reserves the right to seek additional information on any nominee. Individuals serving on the Advisory Committee are not eligible for nomination.

Award Categories

For criteria, eligibility, and the required nominating materials for each category, please see:

Visit the President's Medal page for more information on eligibility criteria Visit the President's distinguished service awards page to learn more about eligibility criteria.

Additional Information or Questions

Please contact Ashley Bair at

Or write to:

President's Awards Advisory Committee
c/o President's Office
1115 Main Administration Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Past Winners

President's Medal

2023Gloria Aparicio Blackwell

2022Warren L. Kelley

Distinguished Service Awards

2023Claudia FunesBrian HorickRamsey JabajiValerie LaHoudDavid MitchellHeather Teitelbaum

2022Anthony FisherHilary GossettDawn Y. JacksonAxel PersaudPaige Smith