Texas Tech University

2020 - President's Excellence Awards

Nominations are Still Open for 2020

Nominate an excellent advisor or advising program
for the President's Excellence award!

COVID-19 Update

UPDATE: Application packets must be submitted electronically by
5:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2020 5:00pm on Friday, July 31, 2020.

The President's Excellence Award in Academic Advising is designed to recognize excellence in academic advising by faculty and staff.

Up to five individuals and one team may be selected. These award recipients will be recognized at the annual banquet and will receive a cash award of $1,000 (individual) or $5,000 (program). Nomination categories are as follows:

  • One Advising Administrator
  • Two Faculty Academic Advisors
    • New (1-3 Years of Experience)
    • Experienced (4+ Years of Experience)
  • Two Professional Academic Advisors
    • New (1-3 Years of Experience)
    • Experienced (4+ Years of Experience)
  • One Program Award

Nominations will be reviewed by a committee comprised of appointed members and former award winners. The review committee will refer to the rubrics provided in OP10.16 as guidelines for the review process and will make recommendations to the Vice Provost for University Programs & Student Success who will choose the award winners. Please note that, in the past, successful applications have addressed ways in which the advisor goes above and beyond to serve students and the Texas Tech community.

Please begin the nomination process by reviewing OP10.16. This operating policy authoritatively details eligibility requirements for nominations and recipients. 

Important Dates

  • Nomination Deadline:  Application packets must be submitted electronically by 5:00pm on Friday, March 6, 20205:00pm on Friday, July 31, 2020.
  • Awards Luncheon:  This year's award luncheon is open (by RSVP) to all TTU personnel who are personally invested in supporting student success, with special invitations for those involved in academic advising.  The banquet will be held on May 7, 2020.
    [More details and banquet RSVP available here.]

    The banquet is likely to be moved to Fall 2020. Stay tuned for updates as the institutional schedule is revised to accomodate changes related to/resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submit a Nomination

Click below to begin the nomination process by completing the initial nomination form online.  The committee will reply and provide you with a step-by-step walk-through to help make sure the completed packet is submitted on-time.

Begin a Nomination

For additional information on the nomination, review, and selection process, please refer to OP10.16 or contact the CARS Executive Team at awards-cars-upss@groups.ttu.edu.