News Digest

Call for Nominations

We are soliciting nominations for the 2014-2015 Kirwan Awards. The Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize recognizes a faculty member for a highly significant work of research, scholarship, or artistic creativity completed within the last three years. The Kirwan Undergraduate Education Award recognizes faculty or staff who have made exceptional contributions to the quality of undergraduate education at the University. Please submit nominations by April 15, 2014.

2014-15 Distinguished Scholar Teachers

The Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award honors senior faculty who combine outstanding scholarly accomplishment with excellence in teaching, personifying our image of the professorate. Each awardee will deliver a presentation during the 2014-2015 academic year in the DST Lecture Series. Please join us in congratulating:

  • Jonathan Auerbach, English
  • Jude Cassidy, Psychology
  • Gilad Chen, Smith School of Business
  • Sarah Eno, Physics
  • Reza Ghodssi, Electrical and Computer Engineering / Institute for Systems Research
  • Alan Jay Kaufman, Geology

Senate Proposal on Faculty Titles

The University Senate accepted a proposal from the Faculty Affairs Committee revising the system of titles for faculty appointed off the tenure track. Click here to read the report and proposed changes.