Tammy Cox named University Manager of the Year

Release date: 

May 25, 2016

Tammy Cox, Assistant Dean of Administration at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), received the Manager of the Year Award from the University Managers Association (UMA) on Tuesday, May 24, at the UMA Annual Meeting.

Tammy Cox (second from right), with SILS Distinguished Professor and
former Dean Barbara Moran, SILS Contracts and Grants Administrator
Martha Martin, and SILS Human Resources Consultant Joey Landry
at the UMA Annual Meeting on Tuesday.

The award is presented to just one University manager each year, based on the nominee’s career accomplishments, both within and beyond the normal job responsibilities.

Cox has been with SILS since 2009. She oversees the SILS administrative offices, managing the many day-to-day financial and administrative transactions, and directs staff in contract and grants administration, accounting, student services, and human resources. Her exceptional work has been previously recognized with the Kay W. Hovious Award from the Employee Forum in 2015, the Chancellor's Award in the category of Human Relations in 2011, and the SILS Staff Excellence Award in 2010.