Mission Day

Award for Faculty Service

The Saint Xavier University Award recognizes a faculty member who, through teaching, scholarship, and service has furthered the mission of Saint Xavier University both within SXU and to the larger academic, civic and religious communities and who has consistently embodied the University's Catholic and Mercy identity by "serving wisely and compassionately in support of human dignity and the common good." The award will be presented on Mission Day on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room.


Candidates must be full-time, or portion of full-time faculty members at Saint Xavier University.


Who May Nominate

Nominations are encouraged from faculty peers, staff and students. Potential candidates may nominate themselves.


Previous Recipients

Year Recipient Year Recipient
2020 Bindhu Alappat, Ph.D. 1999 Stanley Boyer, Ph.D.
2019 Zepure Samawi, RN, Ph.D. 1998 Julie McNellis, Ph.D.
2018 Karen Benjamin, Ph.D.
Peter Kirstein, Ph.D.
1997 Joan L. Klein, R.N., M.S.
2017 Gina Rossetti, Ph.D. 1996 Avis Clendenen, D.Min., Ph.D.
2016 Karen Wood, Ph.D. 1995 Nancy Goodfellow, M.S.
2015 Kathleen McInerney, Ph.D. 1994 Sister M. Dominic Merwick, R.S.M., M.A.
2014 Arunas Dagys, D.A. 1993 JoAnn Gruca, R.N., Ph.D.
2013 Peter Hilton, Ph.D. 1992 Mary Lederer Roby, Ph.D.
2012 William Kresse, J.D. 1991 Sister Marion Johnson, R.S.M., M.S.
2011 Judith Hiltner, Ph.D. 1990 Darlene O'Callaghan, R.N., M.S.N.
2010 Michael O'Keeffe, Ph.D. 1989 Margaret K. Carroll, Ed.D.
2008-2009 Margaret Bogacz, D.A. 1988 Faisal Rahman, Ph.D.
2007 Michael Flahive, Ph.D. 1987 Joanne Fleming, M.S.
2006 Jan Bickel, D.M.A. 1986 Dorothy M. Binder, Ph.D.
2005 Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. 1985 Mary Lebold, R.N., Ed.D.
2004 Monzurul Hoque, Ph.D. 1984 Sister M. Denis O'Grady, R.S.M., Ph.D.
2003 Sandra Burkhardt, Ph.D. 1983 Hassan Haddad, Ph.D.
2002 Gail Harris-Schmidt, Ph.D. 1982 Sister M. Antonine Ludden, R.S.M.
2001 Dale Fast, Ph.D. 1981 Lois Neville, M.A.
2000 Angelo Bonadonna, Ph.D.