Chancellor's Challenge Award Information


  • The Chancellor's Challenge Award is designed to recognize and congratulate leaders on their strategic vision and implementation efforts in successfully forwarding the campus strategic plan.


  •  All Missouri S&T employees, students, alumni and other partners are eligible.


  • Is a champion for initiatives within the strategic plan
  • Successfully executes and influences others to be successful
  • Promotes an inclusive culture where others feel free to express their ideas and thoughts
  • Visibly and actively promotes the plan
  • The plan is ingrained in speech and thought
  • Dedicated to the mission and vision of the university
  • Inspires and instills confidence in others
  • Communicates openly and builds bridges within the campus community
  • Actively and enthusiastically works collaboratively with other departments and divisions
  • Identifies areas for improvement and sparks innovation
  • Highest level of personal integrity
  • Values other people's opinions
  • Is personally accountable and has made an impact to the campus return on investment


  • Twice per year (once each semester) champions within the divisions are nominated
  • Nomination forms are completed
  • Nomination forms are submitted to the Executive Director of Strategy, Planning and Assessment who compiles the nominations
  • Nominations are presented to the Chancellor's Cabinet for consideration