Roy G. Arnold/Agricultural Research Foundation Leadership Award


To recognize an administrator for outstanding contributions to the research mission by of the College of Agricultural Science (CAS) at Oregon State University. The award is intended to honor the noteworthy leadership in advancing the research mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station and CAS.


The recipient will receive $1,000 and a plaque. 


The nominees must be a Department Head, Branch Station Director, Center Director, or a faculty member with significant administrative responsibilities within the College of Agricultural Sciences. 


Evaluations will be based on the following:

  • Leadership in developing new research programs or initiatives.
  • Engaging stakeholders in advancing the research objectives of their units.
  • Recruiting, mentoring and assisting the development of new faculty.
  • Demonstrating scholarship in their performance of their administrative duties.
  • Service to the college and university.
  • Recognition in their discipline.
  • Peer recognition.

Nomination Materials:

In addition to the base nomination materials required for all awards, nomination packets must also include:

  1. Professional resume.
  2. Position description.


This award is sponsored by the Agricultural Research Foundation.

Registry of Award Winners