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Faculty Awards

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences honors faculty who exemplify deep and broad commitment, skill, effectiveness, impact and leadership in teaching and scholarship.

Distinguished Teaching

Candidates include instructors of any course in the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding Graduate Teaching Assistants, who are available to students both inside and outside the classroom, communicate effectively, demonstrate passion both for teaching and for their given area of expertise, foster students involvement/participation in the classroom, and provide a healthy classroom environment.
Awards on table

Outstanding Faculty Mentor

Candidates include full-time faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Regents Professor, or Clinical Faculty who offer good advice and information to undergraduate students to foster academic and professional success, share time and expertise with undergraduate students outside of class, involve undergraduate students in research and creative activity, and serve as role model for undergraduate students in the discipline.
Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

Junior Faculty for Scholarly Excellence

The Junior Faculty Mentor award goes to a faculty member who has inspired the less-experienced around them by passing on their accumulated knowledge and experience.
Junior Faculty Award


The endowed Wise-Diggs-Berry Award is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the visual, performance or written arts. The candidate must have tenure or be in at least his/her second year of a tenure track appointment in the Department of Art, English (excluding Technical Writing), Music or Theatre. There will be only one nomination per department. No faculty member may receive the award two years consecutively.
Wise-Diggs-Berry Award Winner

Community Engagement

From all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the world, our students make the cowboy family a vibrant and inclusive culture. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1, we will help you prepare for the future by providing the academic support you need.
Community Engagement Award

Award for Excellence in General Education Teaching

Award for Excellenct in General Education Teaching
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