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The Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement recognizes excellent performance by a University of Missouri or Lincoln University campus or regional faculty or a professional staff member in planning, conducting and evaluating a multiyear outreach program. This is an award for an individual.


Recipient receives a cash award in the amount of $1,000, less applicable taxes.


Applications must be submitted prior to the professional development experience. This is an award for an individual. All University of Missouri campus and regional faculty and professional staff members with at least five years' experience in University of Missouri Extension are eligible. Members of the immediate administrative staff of the vice chancellor and director of cooperative extension, regional directors, campus extension administrators and members of the Fellowship and Awards Committee are not eligible.


The award is given for outstanding performance in extension programming as indicated by:

  • Leadership.
  • High-quality program design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Responsiveness to high-priority needs of Missouri citizens.
  • Program impact.

Nomination submission

To learn more about deadlines, submission instructions and other important information, please visit the awards home page:

nomination process

Award recipients

2019 Steve Ball 2012 Beverly Ann Maltsberger
2018 Timothy J. Safranski 2010 Kevin W. Bradley
2017 Susan L. Mills Gray 2009 Peter C. Scharf
2016 Judith I. Stallmann 2008 Joe L. Horner
2015 Robert R. Broz 2006 Johanna R. Adams
2014 David J. Patterson 2005 Alison LaRue Copeland
2013 Marcia Carlson Shannon 2004 John A. Lory