The Staff Endowment was begun in the late 1980's as part of the
Century II Capital Campaign. In 1996 the fund was renamed "The
Emily Krauz Staff Endowment Scholarship" in honor of Emily Krauz,
a dedicated staff member who worked as an administrative
associate at the Faculty Center until she passed on in 1996. The
fund has been funded entirely through donations from UA
employees, not all of whom were Classified Staff members. The
Staff Advisory Council was given the responsibility of
overseeing the endowment and the awarding of the earned interest
and the Emily Krauz Staff Endowment Scholarship committee was
Judging criteria further clarified and updated.
Spring 2009 awards equaled $1346.00 (including $500 funded by
Fall 2008 awards equaled $1,175 (including $30.25 funded by SAC)
Website, brochure, application updated to include updates.
Shana McClelland installed as chairperson for this committee.
Eligibility, receipt submission requirements, judging criteria
clarified and updated.
Spring 2008 awards equaled $1,525.49 (including $192.95 matched
Fall 2007 awards equaled $1,287.50
Partnered with CoSSAC to provide additional funding via a 50/50
match for staff of the College of Science.
Improved on-line application for awards.
Ana Rodriquez installed as chairperson for this committee.
Spring 2007 awards equaled $1,116
the number of applicants
Marketing Ė target eligible employees through various methods
Notify staff of requirements and deadlines in a more timely
Create a sample application to help individuals better
understand the application
Build awareness of donation opportunities through UA Cares
Partner with individual SACs to
increase funding sources
Educate staff on who Emily Krauz was
Assess judging criteria/guidelines
What is working? What isnít?
Make changes as necessary and reassess
Follow up with recipients to see how the award has helped their
career development and list results on website
List recipients in SAC newsletter
Recognize winners at annual employee recognition event
Do not limit committee membership
SAC Tel: (520) 621-3931