-Primarily to recognize outstanding contributions to student life at UNM. -A staff and faculty member who have made contributions that create a climate for improvement with the student body. -Awarded to faculty/staff for outstanding performance (outside of regularly assigned duties) that significantly enhance some aspect of student life at UNM. -Employees of the Student Affairs division are not eligible for this award since their regularly assigned duties consist of services to student life.
Student Affairs Employee of the Year:
-A staff person from within Student Affairs who has provided a significant contribution that benefits a program or department. -Previously nominated staff may be nominated again, if not a recipient of the award the previous year. -The staff person nominated must have been employed a minimum of two years within the division and have at least .50 FTE status. (20 hours per week). -Members of the Selection Committee are not eligible during their term of service on the committee. -Student Affairs Directors are not eligible for this award.
Student Affairs Student Employee of the Year: -A student from within Student Affairs who is in good academic standing. -A student who contributes to the goals and mission of their respective department(s). -A student who is a model employee. -A student who contributes outside of his/her community and within the university.
Student Affairs Fellow of the Year
-A previous fellow who has contributed to improving student life at UNM. -A fellow that has created a climate for continued improvement for the student body. -A fellow who has contributed to the goals and mission of the Division of Student Affairs. -Current fellows or selection committee members are not eligible for the award. -Fellows who have previously received this award are not eligible for the award. Visit studentaffairs.unm.edu under Resources & Tools for the list of past Fellows.
PLEASE NOTE: WHILE WE RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND HARD WORK OF ALL STAFF WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS, ANY STAFF IN THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR NOMINATION DUE TO THEIR HEAVY INVOLVEMENT IN THE PLANNING AND DECISION PROCESS OF THE LOUIE AWARDS.