Distinguished CLAS Faculty & Staff

Supportive Professional Staff Presidential Award for Excellence

Northern Illinois University's Presidential Supportive Staff Awards for Excellence recognize and honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university. The first awards were given in 1992.

  • Judy Santacaterina, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Department of Communication
    (2008) 
  • Julia Lamb, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    (2007) 
  • Philip Young, Department of Geography
    (2004) 
  • Judith Pokorny, Department of English
    (2004) 
  • Donna Prain, Department of Biological Sciences
    (2003)
  • Jack King, Department of Sociology
    (2003)
  • Eric Behr, Department of Mathematical Sciences
    (2002)
  • Richard Becker, Department of Biological Sciences
    (2002)
  • Jamie Rothstein, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    (2001)
  • Daniel Olson, Department of Biological Sciences
    (2000)
  • Lori Bross, Department of Psychology
    (2000)
  • John Lewis, Center for Governmental Studies (then part of CLAS)
    (1998)
  • Carol Zar, Center for Governmental Studies (then part of CLAS)
    (1997)
  • Ellen Franklin, Department of English (Freshman English Program)
    (1995)
  • Grant Olson, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    (1993)

Recipents who are alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

  • Barbara Fouts, PhD, Department of Psychology
    (2009)
  • Judy Santacaterina, MA, Department of Communication
    (2008)
  • Glen Gildemeister, PhD, Department of History
    (2006)
  • Richard Becker, PhD, Department of Biological Sciences
    (2006)
  • Carol Scheidenhelm, PhD, Department of English
    (2001)
  • Jamie Rothstein, PhD, Department of English
    (2001)
  • Lori Bross, MS, Department of Biological Sciences
    (2000)
  • Deborah Haliczer, MA, History
    (2000)

Others awardees from previous years listed on the Supportive Professional Staff Council website