Faculty Award Recipients

Five major awards are presented to UIS faculty each year to honor their excellence and commitment as teacher-scholars. Here you will find a list of current honorees and links to previous award recipients.

Heather Bailey head and shoulders photo with red sweater.Faculty Excellence Award

photo of Donna Bussell with medieval text in background

Burks Oakley II Distinguished Online Teaching Award

Atul Agarwal head and shoulders photoPearson Faculty Award for teaching excellence

Tena Helton head and shoulders photoSpencer Faculty Service Award

Headshot of Yanhui GuoUniversity Scholars Award