Faculty Awards

Opportunities to Recognize Faculty Achievement

There are many opportunities for recognition of excellence in teaching, service, scholarship, creative activity, and librarianship at SUNY Oswego. Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate peers for the following awards. Nominations should be proposed well in advance of deadlines in order to allow nominees ample time to prepare support folios. Please check the Faculty Awards Master List to determine whether someone you may be planning to nominate has already received that particular award.
Faculty Awards Master List (xls) 1973 through spring, 2014.

Campus Awards for Teaching Excellence
Nominations for the President's Award for Teaching Excellence (eligible: full-time faculty only) and the Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence by Part-time Faculty.

President's Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement
Nominations for the President's Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement may be arranged through the office of the Associate Provost.  Call 312-2232 (nominations invited from students only).

Campus Awards for Scholarly and Creative Activity
Nominations are invited for the President's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity (eligible: full-time faculty on tenure track with a minimum of seven years of service to the University) and the Provost's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity (eligible: full-time faculty on tenure track with two to seven years of completed service to the University). Please read guidelines carefully to assure that all required materials and documentation are submitted for review on time.

Faculty Assembly Awards for Faculty and Staff Professional Service
Nominations for the President's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service and the President's Award for Excellence in Professional Staff Service. Please read guidelines carefully to assure that all required materials and documentation are submitted for review in a timely manner.

SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Faculty - Call for nominations 2014-15
Nominations for Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Faculty Service, Librarianship, Teaching, and Scholarship and Creative Activities. Guidelines for each award category are available for download at the following site: http://system.suny.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-staff-awards/
IMPORTANT: the Chancellor's Awards review committee is elected by faculty, staff and students pursuant to a procedure established by the Faculty Assembly in conjunction with SUNY. You are invited to nominate individuals to serve on this important committee.  For additional information about the committee selection process, see this link.

Nominations are requested for the following:

Undergraduate Students (2)
Graduate Student (1)
Librarians (2)
Voting Faculty, School of Business (1)
Voting Faculty, School of Communication, Media and the Arts (1)
Faculty, School of Education (1)

Please download the Chancellor's Awards Selection Committee nomination ballot, indicate your nomination(s), and return the form to to Provost's Office, 702 Culkin Hall, or scan michael.ameigh@oswego.edu no later than close of business Friday, October 31, 2014.

Each year the State University of New York recognizes outstanding scholarship and creative activity, faculty service, teaching, librarianship, and distinguished service and research through the conferral of Chancellor's awards for excellence and the appointment of faculty to distinguished professorships.

SUNY Oswego is authorized to submit up to four nominations for the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and one nomination each for the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Librarianship, Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, and Excellence in Faculty Service.*   In addition, one nomination each is authorized for the Distinguished Teaching Professorship and the Distinguished Service Professorship. The latter constitute elevations in rank from Full Professor to Distinguished Professor.

The nominator is responsible for submitting all credentials and supporting materials to the Provost's Office, 702 Culkin Hall, by Friday, December 12, 2014.  See Tips for Effective Chancellor Award and Distinguished Rank Applications.

* Not listed here are the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Classified Service, and Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. These award nominations and reviews are administered through the Office of Student Affairs, 711 Culkin Hall.

Recognition of Faculty/Staff Efforts in Procuring External Funding
Excellence in Sponsored Research - Medals Recognition
No deadline: medals assigned by Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, announced in April

Note: this is not a complete listing of funding sources or performance recognition opportunities available to faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego. Additional grants and awards are administered through other divisions of the college.
For additional assistance, contact the Office of the Provost.