Nominations for 2013/2014 Distinguished Faculty Awards

December 11, 2013

On behalf of the HSU University Senate, the Faculty Awards Committee is pleased to announce the solicitation of nominations for the following faculty awards:

·       Excellence in Teaching Award– Lecturer

·       Excellence in Teaching Award– Tenure-line faculty

·       Scholar of the Year

·       Outstanding Service Award

·       Outstanding Professor Award

Nominees must meet the eligibility criteria specified for the award for which they are nominated (see  We encourage you to nominate an eligible candidate by submitting a letter of nomination summarizing the nominee’s outstanding qualities along with the required supporting evidence provided by the nominee (see  Faculty may also nominate themselves.  The letter of nomination and supporting evidence are to be sent electronically via email to in the Office of Academic Affairs by 5 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014.  If you need assistance with submitting your nomination, please call Lura at x5083 or at Siemen’s Hall 216.


Because putting together an effective nomination dossier places a certain burden on the nominee, please be sure to notify the nominee well in advance of the deadline.  If possible, nominators should share the responsibility of gathering letters from students, colleagues, etc. in support of the nomination.


Based on the nomination letter and other supporting evidence, the Committee will select the nominees whose contributions reflect superiority with regard to the criteria set forth by the HSU Academic Senate.  The Committee’s decisions will be forwarded to the Academic Senate for its consideration at the Senate meeting of April 1, 2014 and then forwarded to the President for conferral of awards.


Recipients of the 2013/2014 faculty awards will be recognized at the annual Honors Dinner, sponsored by the Development and Alumni Relations Office, in late April 2014.


Nomination Guidelines may be found on the Academic Affairs web site under “Faculty Awards.”  If you have questions, please contact the Provost’s Office (ext. 5083 or

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