Awards Information

CHSS Faculty and Staff Awards: 

In recognition of the outstanding work of our faculty and staff, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents one award annually in each of the following categories.  All department-level faculty award nominees will be nominated by the Dean for the matching university-level awards.  The CHSS Faculty Awards Committee will evaluate all the department-level nominations to select the college award recipients.  The Staff Award Committee will evaluate all the nominations for the staff and student assistant awards. 

 

CHSS Faculty Awards: 

CHSS Faculty Award Eligibility:

The nomination pool for each award will be comprised of the faculty members who were chosen that year as the department-level nominee for the award.  Self-nominations and/or peer nominations are encouraged at the department level.  Only one nominee per department is permitted for consideration for the college-level award in a given year.  College award winners are eligible to reapply once every five years. CHSS Awards Committee members are not eligible for consideration during their active terms of service.

Award Recognition:

  • CHSS Distinguished Professor Award and CHSS Outstanding Early Career Award: A plaque, $1,000 in travel funds, and a one-course workload adjustment to be taken the following fall or spring as determined by the awardee in consultation with his/her department chair(s).
  • CHSS Outstanding Teaching Award, CHSS Outstanding Online Teaching Award, CHSS Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, CHSS Outstanding Professional Service and Community Engagement Award, CHSS Diversity and Inclusion Award, and CHSS Distinguished International Achievement Award: A plaque and a one-course workload adjustment to be taken the following fall or spring as determined by the awardee in consultation with his/her department chair(s).
  • CHSS Part-time Outstanding Teaching Award: A plaque and $500 to apply toward teaching related activities, including professional development.

Nomination Procedures: 

Applicants should follow the nomination packet guidelines provided by the university for each award (follow the links provided above).  

Submission Procedures and Application Deadline: 

Candidates' nomination packets are due to their Department Awards Committee by 5pm on January 15th.  

 

Staff & Student Award Nomination Forms:

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