Alumni for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Academic Discipline



The award is presented each year, when merited, to the faculty member who contributes significantly to his or her discipline as follows: the creation of new knowledge through original research (including that generated through the direction of student projects); the development of new understanding through scholarly works that analyze, interpret, and/or reorganize existing knowledge; the dissemination of new or existing knowledge through participation in scholarly meetings and conferences; editing or reviewing of scholarly production; the advancement of one's scholarly discipline through participation in disciplinary organizations.


Eligibility for this award include all those with faculty rank, including members of the administration.

Nomination & Selection Process

Nominations may be submitted by any faculty member, department head, or dean, and should be sent to the nominee's department head. The nomination must be accompanied by a written endorsement from the nominee's department head. The selection of the recipient is based on the above criteria. The Research, Scholarship and Awards Committee and one member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors will make a recommendation to the Provost.

The nomination must be emailed to The deadline for submitting nominations for the Alumni Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Academic Discipline is March 18th, 2016.