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Faculty Awards

Distinguished Faculty Award

One of the most prestigious awards on campus, the Distinguished Faculty Award is presented to tenured or tenure-track faculty members in at least their fourth year of employment at the university. Qualified nominees will have excelled in each of the following areas: teaching/performance of primary duties, research/creative activity, and service. Nominations are sought by the Faculty Senate during the Spring semester. Nomination Click here for available forms.

Faculty Laureate

The Faculty Laureate Award is presented annually by the Council of Academic Affairs to a member of Eastern's teaching faculty. Deserving faculty members will have demonstrated evidence of interest in general/liberal education and undergraduate students along with excellence as an undergraduate teacher. Click here for more information.


Nominations are being sought for Eastern's 2011 Faculty Laureate award, which recognizes a faculty member for excellence in teaching general education classes. 

Nominees must be current full-time members of Eastern's teaching faculty (Unit A and Unit B faculty as well as department chairpersons are eligible); and must have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching classes in the general education curriculum. 

Complete details about the nomination process are available online. 

Nominations and supporting materials are due by 4 p.m. Friday, March 25, to Anita Shelton, History Department.