Evans, Schlais Honored with Morsani Outstanding Staff Award
Leslie Evans and Tim Schlais are the 2016-17 recipients of the Frank and Carol Morsani Outstanding Staff in the OSU College of Education.
Evans joined the College of Education 2009 and serves as director of Student Academic Services. Schlais is the grant manager and has been with the College of Education since 2011. Evans and Schlais were nominated for the award by peers and then selected by a committee of representatives of the faculty, staff and students of the college to receive the award.
Established in 1997, the staff award is named for the Morsanis, who have shown great generosity and support of Oklahoma State University and the College of Education. Frank Morsani grew up near Ramona, Oklahoma, and Carol is a native of Tulsa. A 1957 graduate of Oklahoma A&M College, Frank is a noted entrepreneur and the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Carol studied interior design at OSU and is well-known nationally for her many philanthropic projects. In 2010, Frank and Carol received honorary doctorates from Oklahoma State University.
Past winners of the award include: