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SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship

OFFICE MANAGING THE AWARD PROCESS: Office of Academic Programs with Deans and Directors. Information received from Provost's Office, SUNY Albany.

DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: Late November

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Nomination Memo - Late December. Final Dossier - Early February

ELIGIBILITY: Candidates for the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship must hold a full-time appointment as a professional librarian and possess an MLS degree. Nominees may hold any academic rank; however they must have completed at least three academic years in full-time appointment as a professional librarian at the nominating campus prior to the year of nomination.

Recipients of an Excellence Award may not, at any time, be re-nominated for an award in the same category; and they may not be nominated for another Excellence Award in any other category within a 10-year period. Posthumous nominations are ineligible. Other exclusions can be found in the Call for Nominations.

SPECIFICS: While nominees for the award need not have a long record of service, they must demonstrate extraordinary performance in the following areas:

  • Librarianship
  • Service to the university and to the profession
  • Scholarship and continuing professional growth

A summary of accomplishments (limited to a maximum of 5 pages) and a curriculum vitae (CV) are required for nominations.

PRESENTED AT: Dean's Awards Dinner

Previous Awardees of The SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship Since 1994

1994

Samuel G. Demas

1996

Janet A. McCue

1997

Katherine S. Chiang

1998

Susan J. Barnes

1999

Howard B. Raskin

2000

Gregory W. Lawrence

2001

Mary A. Ochs

2002

Martin L. Schlabach

2003

Thomas P. Turner

2004

William J. Kara

2005

Elaine L. Westbrooks

2006

Kornelia Tancheva

2007

Michael N. Cook

2008

Jesse T. Koennecke

2010

Gail S. Steinhart

2011

Linda S. Stewart

2013

Jim Morris-Knower, Mann Library

2014

Keith G. Jenkins, Mann Library

2016 Sarah Young, Mann Library
2017 Sara E. Wright, Mann Library