All-University Awards



MSU News Story of the Award Recipients honored at the Awards Convocation


Nomination Forms and Instructions 2016-2017--will be updated by the end of Spring Semester 2016
All-University Awards deadline for 2016-17 is Thursday, October 6, 2016
Be sure to confirm college deadline, as most nominations
are screened and submitted by the college.

When a teaching philosophy statement is required, the F&OD web page
providing guidance is best viewed in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

When you complete a fillable pdf form (below) and wish to save it,
you must have the newest version of Adobe Reader (free).

William J Beal Award for Outstanding Faculty Award (docx)

Teacher-Scholar Award (docx)

Community Engagement Scholarship Award (docx)
Community Engagement Scholarship Award (pdf)

President's Distinguished Teaching Award (docx)
(a faculty award introduced this academic year)

Distinguished Academic Staff Award (docx)

Excellence-in-Teaching Citations (docx)

Robert F Banks Award for Institutional Leadership (docx)

Recipients of the MSU Alumni Club award will be honored at the annual fall Spartan Ball.
Details will be provided to recipients.

MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award (docx)

You may view the Awards Convocation ceremonies on the Web at

MSU Today articles:
2016 honorees:
2015 honorees:

2014 honorees:
2013 honorees:

--William J. Beal Oustanding Faculty Awards (change in 2014)/Distinguished Faculty Awards
--Teacher-Scholar Awards
--Community Engagement Scholarship Award (change in 2015)/Outreach Scholarship Community Partnership Award
--MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Awards
--Distinguished Academic Staff Awards
--Excellence-In-Teaching Citations
--Robert F. Banks Award for Institutional Leadership

Next call for nominations will be December 2016.

Memo from Provost June Pierce Youatt announcing faculty selected for the University Distinguished Professor designation.
Board of Trustees approval will take place at the next Board meeting in June.

--University Distinguished Professor designees (Cumulative)
--Web viewing of University Distinguished Professors 2011-2016
--Web viewing of University Distinguished Professors 2009 at MSU YouTube

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Office of the Provost
Hannah Administration Building
Room 442
426 Auditorium Road
(in Provost Office Suite, Room 430)
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Katie Rundblad:
fax: 517-355-9601

Community Engagement Scholarship Award
Carla Hills:
Kellogg Center
219 South Harrison Road
Room 93

President's Distinguished Teaching Award
Lynne Frechen:
Hannah Administration Building
Room 312