Alumni HomeAlumni StoriesAwardsDenise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership AwardDenise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Nominations Denise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Criteria and Guidelines Consideration Criteria Exceptional leadership qualities and ability to lead in their role while demonstrating dedication to the campus community Ability to foster and embrace diversity and inclusiveness among students, faculty, and staff Honor and prestige through initiatives, motivation, and innovation to create positive and impactful change to Texas State University and the San Marcos and/or Round Rock community Groundbreaking discoveries in the future of academics and continues to further push boundaries in exploring research for the university Ability to integrate technological innovation to cultivate extraordinary learning opportunities for students Commitment to making significant contributions to enhance the student experience, academic programs, and student organizations at Texas State University Dedication, integrity, and selflessness while making a positive impact on the university Outstanding ability to engage and develop partnerships within the university and community Ethical behavior, compassion, respect, integrity, fairness to all university students and staff Nominations of individuals not selected will be held and considered “active” for two (2) consecutive years (the first year of nomination and one subsequent year) Nominee Requirements Nominee must meet the award recipient criteria above Nominee must be in good standing with the university Nominee can either be a full-time or part-time Texas State University employee, alumnus, former student or a supporter of the university Nominee must be able to attend the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Gala Self-nominations will not be accepted Nomination Guidelines and Requirements The nomination packet MUST include the following items: Nomination form for the Denise M. Trauth Outstanding Leadership Award Nominee’s resume, CV, including any other awards that are pertinent Three letters of recommendation The nomination packet must be received in its entirety by the deadline. Nominations may be made by any individual or group, except for self-nominations. Method of Submission Please complete the nomination form below and submit the required documents in one of the following ways: Electronic upload via the nomination form below Email to firstname.lastname@example.org Mail or hand-deliver to: Office of Alumni RelationsTexas State University601 University Dr.LBJ Student Center, 3-20.5San Marcos, TX 78666 The nomination packet must be received in its entirety by the deadline. Full nomination packets for 2023 award nominees must be received by June 12, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. CST. The nomination period has closed.