Mason sets high standards of excellence, and is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of distinguished faculty through official recognition. Fairness and a transparent peer review process are central to the decision making process.
Teaching, Mentoring, and Advising Awards
Recognizes and rewards excellence among adjunct faculty members for course planning and preparation; curriculum development; and innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring.
Recognizes and rewards excellence among full-time faculty members for course planning and preparation; curriculum development; and innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring.
Recognizes a faculty member who has made significant, long-term contributions to the overall educational excellence of the university.
Recognizes a faculty member devoted to innovative online course planning and teaching.
Recognizes and rewards outstanding Mason community members who mentor undergraduate students in their research and creative work and who foster a culture of student scholarship on campus.
Recognizes and rewards undergraduate academic advisors who have had a positive impact on students and recognizes excellence in advising across the Mason community.
Faculty Excellence Awards
Recognizes current members of the faculty of great national or international reputation whose substantial research, scholarship, or arts credentials have set them apart.
Application or Nomination Criteria
The criteria for such appointments include substantial research or scholarship or arts credentials, as appropriate to the discipline.
For more information, please contact the Office of the Provost at 703-993-8770.
Established by the Office of the President, the Medals for Faculty Excellence were created to recognize, promote, and honor outstanding members of our community for excellence in teaching, research & scholarship, social impact, and diversity & inclusion. The process of selecting and nominated is coordinated by Office of the President.
To learn more, please visit the Office of the President.
Sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), the Outstanding Faculty Awards recognize and reward excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and public service among Virginia institutions. The process of selecting and managing Mason’s nominees is coordinated by the Office of the Provost. For more information, please visit SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards.
Recognizes individuals whose careers have had a major impact on their field or on the university community that goes well beyond ordinary levels of service.
This distinction recognizes individuals whose careers have had a major impact on their field or on the university community that goes well beyond ordinary levels of service.
Individuals are recommended by a dean or director and appointed by the Provost.
The criteria for such appointments include extraordinary level of impact, sustained contributions to the good of the university and the academic unit, and/or significant contributions to the field that extend beyond the boundaries of the university.
Please contact the Office of the Provost at 703-993-8770 for more information.
Recognizes a library faculty for their exceptional performance in their scholarship and service.
Application or Nomination Due: February
Complete nomination packets must include a nomination letter, a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.
Applicants will be considered by the performance of their professional duties, as well as by their scholarly and service contributions to the academic research library field, and to higher education.
Composition of Review Team
The review team is composed of two faculty members from the Librarian’s Council, two faculty members from the Management Advisory Council, and one faculty member from the University Librarian’s Council.
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