Faculty Achievement Awards

The Western Michigan University College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Plan calls for creating awards to recognize faculty contributions to the themes and commitments in the plan, including contributions of the faculty to the disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching, research, creative activity, university professional and community service goals of the College.

Eligibility

All current, continuing board-appointed persons with faculty rank are eligible.

Award selection

  • An award of $1000 will be put in the departmental research account for the recipient to use in support of teaching, research or creative activity, travel, or professional development
  • Each recipient may be invited to present a lecture, seminar, or lunch (brown bag) presentation to describe some aspect of teaching
  • Each recipient will receive a plaque at a special celebration
  • Up to three awards in each category may be made each year

All awards are subject to final budgetary approval and authorization by the dean of the College.

Faculty who have received a Faculty Achievement Award are not eligible to receive a subsequent award in the same category within five years.

Deadline

Feb. 1

This award will be offered for the deadline listed as long as funds are available.

Applications

Recipients 2016-17

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office with any questions or concerns. We can be reached by phone or email using the following contact information:

Phone: (269) 387-4169

Email us.