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.
Previous Winners

Distinguished Scholar Award

Senior professors are honored for their exceptional scholarly accomplishments and younger faculty members for their demonstrated scholarly potential.
Previous Winners

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.
Previous Winners

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.
Previous Winners


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.