Faculty Awards and Honors

UIS Distinguished & Endowed Professorships

A university’s faculty represents one of its most precious assets. One of the ways universities can successfully attract and retain top talent is through named professorships and endowed chairs. Read more about current and past UIS distinguished professors…

UIS Excellence in Teaching & Learning Fellows

In an effort to engage with high impact practices in higher education teaching and learning, all full-time teaching faculty are invited to apply to participate in the 2017-18 Excellence in Teaching and Learning Fellows. Read more about the Excellence in Teaching & Learning Fellows program

UIS Faculty Awards

UIS faculty are nominated by their colleagues for five prestigious faculty awards each year. In addition to four University awards, one faculty member is also selected to receive the University of Illinois University Scholars Award. Lists of current and past years’ award recipients, links to guidelines for each award, and highlights from the most recent Faculty Honors Reception are provided below.

Faculty Excellence Award

Burks Oakley II Distinguished Online Teaching Award

Pearson Faculty Award

Spencer Faculty Service Award

University Scholars Award