Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach

Nominations are now being accepted. The deadline to
submit a nomination is September 7th at 4:45 P.M. CDT

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The Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach, and a $5,000 honorarium, will be presented annually to one Auburn faculty member for distinguished outreach contributions which exceed expectations for the person’s career stage and job responsibilities. Nominations will be reviewed by a peer committee.

2018 Call for Nominations - Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach

You are invited to submit nominations for the Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach. The award, and a $5,000 honorarium, will be presented to one exceptional Auburn faculty member.  All full-time faculty including those with extension appointments are eligible.  The award criteria stress the overall academic merit and demonstrable impact of the nominee’s outreach.

For further information, contact Ralph Foster, Assistant Vice President for University Outreach and Public Service, at 844-5118.

Nominations are due by September 7, 2018 at 4:45 P.M. CDT.

Previous Recipients

The bios and accomplishments of our previous recipients are provided below. Here, you can read about their engaged scholarship and dedication to improving the quality of life for all citizens. Their outreach includes technical assistance supporting Alabama industry; a national educational institute for persons with disabilities; application of innovative alternative energy technologies; support for government agencies and officials; and innovative teaching techniques for local schools. These are a few examples of the extraordinary contributions of Auburn faculty to society through the university's outreach mission.


Last Updated: August 9, 2018