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President’s Award of Merit

Section Title:Executive
Policy Number:212
Policy Name:President's Award of Merit
Approval Authority:Board of Trustees
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:President
Responsible Unit:Office of the President
Date Adopted:June 7, 1995
Date Revised:September 2013



The President’s Award of Merit will be presented periodically to an alumni or friend of the College. The award recognizes distinguished accomplishments. It recognizes the College’s commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and serves as an inspiration to students.

Reason for Policy

Sets forth a policy and procedure to recognize the distinguished accomplishments of alumni and friends of the College

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

Alumni or friends of the College

Related Documents

Procedure and list of past recipients


Office of the President / Office of Institutional Advancement
(201) 684-7608 / (201) 684-7612


Initiated in 1994, The President’s Award of Merit recognizes distinguished accomplishments by Ramapo College alumni and friends of the College. Nominations are suggested by members of the Ramapo community and reviewed by the presidents of the Alumni Association, the Faculty Assembly, and the Professional Staff Association. The final selection is made by the President of the College, and presented at graduation. A record of past recipients of the President’s Award of Merit will be maintained in the Office of Institutional Advancement.