University Awards & Recognition

Current Awards

Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Honored for their superior teaching, faculty members are nominated by present and former students and colleagues and selected by a committee of alumni, students, and faculty.
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Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award

Recognizing individuals or groups who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion at the university.
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Distinguished Scholar Award

Senior professors are honored for their exceptional scholarly accomplishments and younger faculty members for their demonstrated scholarly potential.
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Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the university.
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Distinguished Staff Award

This award recognizes 12 staff members for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the university community.
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President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service

Faculty members are recognized for their contributions to the development and implementation of university policies and programs through non-administrative roles, while continuing to teach and pursue scholarship.
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Provost's Award for Teaching by a Lecturer

All lecturers, senior lecturers and other auxiliary faculty who have taught undergraduate, or graduate/professional courses in the last three years are eligible for this award.
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Recognizing Excellence at Ohio State

Each year, The Ohio State University recognizes excellence in teaching, service, diversity enhancement, and scholarship through a variety of awards programs. Faculty and staff are honored for their distinguished contributions to the betterment of the university community in several areas.