Faculty awards

The Faculty Senate coordinates four faculty awards to honor and acknowledge excellence at work, and exemplary leadership and service. The awards are presented at the University's Honor the Best celebration, an annual event to recognize the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students. 

Foundation Administrative Faculty of the Year Award

This award recognizes exemplary administrative faculty who have consistently excelled in their positions and demonstrated significant impact at the University. The winner of this award will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony in May and will receive a $5,000 monetary award and an engraved plaque.

Foundation Innovative Impact Award

This award recognizes exemplary Administrative Faculty who have excelled in their positions and demonstrated a significant impact at the University. The winner of this award will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony in May and will receive a $2,500 monetary award and an engraved plaque.

Foundation Outstanding Leadership/Supervisor Award

This award recognizes exemplary Administrative Faculty who have consistently excelled in leadership. The winner of this award will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony in May and will receive a $2,500 monetary award and an engraved plaque.

Faculty Senate Outstanding Committee Service Award

This award demonstrates the value that administration places on faculty commitment to committee service. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary faculty service on the Faculty Senate, University committees, and Faculty Senate committees. The winner of this award will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony in May and will receive an engraved plaque.