Outstanding Administrator

2013 OUtstanding Administrator Awards Winners
2014 OUtstanding Administrators
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis with the the three 2014 Outstanding Administrator Award winners, Martha Bishop, Joan Butcher, and Judith M. Piercy and Chair of Administrative Senate Joshua J. Bodnar at the Ohio University 2014 Outstanding Administrator Awards on March 10, 2014. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Each year the Administrative Senate honors three administrators for their significant contributions to Ohio University with the OUtstanding Administrator Award. The award winners are honored at the OUtstanding Administrator Award Ceremony in April and receive $1,500.  Previous winners have come from all areas of the University and nominations are accepted from all members of the University community; faculty, administrative and hourly staff and students. 

OUtstanding Administrator Award Committee

Chair:  Eileen Theodore-Shusta
Administrators: Tonga Cox, Shane Gilkey, Wendy Merb-Brown, Monique Rogers-Dogbey, Andrew Stuart
Faculty Senate: Sergio Lopez-Permouth
Classified Senate: Sharon Romina
Graduate Senate: Angie Gibbs
Undergraduate Senate:  Amanda (Claire) Wallace

  • Five years of consecutive service as a full- or part-time administrator at Ohio University and currently serving as a full- or part-time administrator;
  • Administrative responsibility at any level (professional responsibility);
  • An administrative appointment of nine, 10, 11 or 12 months spending 50 percent or more of time in administrative duties. 

Why nominate someone? Do you want to see excellence rewarded?  Selection of the recipients will be based upon exemplary job performance and accomplishments.


Three awards will be granted annually. Each award will include an appropriate certificate and $1500.00 in cash to be used at the discretion of the recipient. Funding to support the awards will be obtained by the administered through the Administrative Senate.

Check out past winners of the award

Any questions about the OUtstanding Administrator Award and the selection policy may be directed to Eileen Theodore-Shusta, Chair of the OUtstanding Administrator Award Committee.

Administrative Senate