Distinguished Service Award

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The Distinguished Service Award should be reserved for persons who have contributed importantly to southern Illinois, to the nation, to the world, to the State, and/or to the University.  No University employee shall be considered for a Distinguished Service Award in the year of his or her retirement; however, this does not preclude the consideration of an exceptionally qualified employee for an Award at a time either before or after the year of his retirement.

2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipients

Era Eugene (Gene) Callahan
Gregory N. Cook
Dorothy (Dede) Lingle Ittner

View a list of previous recipients.