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University Awards

Provost - Faculty Awards 2015 - Provost Bass and President Kerwin stand with Angela Davis, who receives the Scholar Teacher Award for 2015.

Faculty Awards

American University annually recognizes outstanding faculty who have made significant contributions in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Nomination Process

Nominations are no longer being accepted for 2016 Faculty Awards.

These awards will be presented at the Faculty Recognition Dinner on April 17, 2016.

1. Students, faculty, and staff of the AU Community may nominate faculty for the University Faculty Awards. Please see the List of Faculty Awards.

2. Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, February 10 to the dean (or the University Librarian) of the nominee's academic unit.

3. Nominators must provide 2 copies of nomination materials, including a Curriculum Vitae (short form is acceptable), which may be obtained from the nominee or his/her department. Academic units will provide teaching evaluations for those categories requiring them (see below).

4. Before completing the nomination, please review the criteria for each award below. Please note that Morton Bender Prize nominations are made only by the deans.

5. From this initial pool of nominations, the deans of Kogod, SIS, SOC, SPA, SPExS and WCL, as well as the University Librarian, will select and forward one nominee for each category (the dean of CAS may forward two nominations for each category) to the Office of the Provost by Friday, February 19.

List of Faculty Awards

Read the complete list of available faculty awards with their detailed descriptions and requirements.

View List of Faculty Awards