Recognition Awards

Distinguished Professor Award

Award

  • $1,000 in professional development funds
  • Use title, "Distinguished Professor of…" for one year

Eligibility

  • Full-time, tenured professors who have worked at WMU for 10 years

Excellence in Teaching Award

Award

  • $750 in professional development funds

Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty

Excellence in Creative Research Award

Award

  • $750 in professional development funds

Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty

Excellence in Service Award

Award

  • $500 in professional development funds

Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty and administrators

Outstanding Staff Award

Award

  • $750 award                                                                                                                

Eligibility

  • Full-time staff

Award procedures

  • The dean will appoint a committee to accept and review nominations in each category. The committee will forward recommendations to the dean.
  • Criteria will be developed and distributed by Feb. 1.  
  • Awards will be presented at the annual end-of-the-year reception in April.
  • Names of recipients will be listed on a new recognition board located in the Dalton Center lobby.