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J.B. Speer Award for Distinguished Administrative Service

(formerly the Administrative Service Award)

The J.B. Speer Award for Distinguished Administrative Service honors an administrator who has made an extraordinary commitment and contribution to The University of Montana.  The award comes with a $3,000 prize.


Who is eligible:
Nonacademic administrators who have served the University for five years or longer.  Please see the following list of eligible candidates.

Who may nominate:
Any member of the University community.

Nomination requirements:

  • completed nomination form.
  • nomination letter of two pages or less summarizing the individual's qualifications for the award.
  • supporting documentation, including list of activities or accomplishments, letters from colleagues, or other statements describing the individual's contributions to the University.
  • evidence of significant and substantial contributions to the University.

Selection process:
Recommendation from a steering committee.

Send nominations and documentation to:
Rebecca C. Power
Office of the President
109 University Hall

2014 Winner

No nominations received.

Previous recipients include Rosi Keller, Kathy Burgmeier, Bill Muse, Jed Liston, Teresa Branch, Jean Gee, Jane Fisher, and Charles Couture.