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President's Award for Faculty Engagement

Criteria for Nomination and Selection


There are two categories of Faculty Engagement Awards.

  1. The Community Engagement Award recognizes faculty who are engaged in exemplary community engagement activities such as volunteerism, service-learning, educational programming and outreach. 
  2. The Cross-Cultural Engagement Award recognizes faculty who promote cross-cultural engagement through education, research, and/or service.
Number of awards and award amounts

There will be up to two $4,000 faculty engagement awards, less applicable taxes.  The distribution of the awards across the two categories will depend on the strength of the applicant pool for each category.

Who is eligible to be nominated?

All benefits-eligible faculty who meet the employment criterion may be nominated. A nominee's appointment may not be more than 50% administrative.

Who may nominate?

Candidates may be nominated by any benefits-eligible faculty member or administrator.

Selection Committee

Representatives from each university will be appointed by the provost.

Timeline for Awards
  • Call for nominations: December 1, 2020
  • Nomination deadline: February 1, 2021

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Reviewed 2020-12-18