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For 2020: Submission Deadline Extended

The deadline for Faculty Awards and Honors submissions is being extended from November 1 to November 16. This extension applies to following awards:

  • Presidential Professorship
  • David L. Boren Professorship
  • David Ross Boyd Professorship
  • Regents’ Professorship
  • Regents’ Awards (Superior Teaching, Superior Research and Creative/Scholarly Activity, & Superior Professional and University Service and Public Outreach)
  • Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
  • General Education Teaching Award
  • University Distinguished Teaching Award
  • Provost’s Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity
  • Provost’s Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching

Call For Nominations

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost solicits nominations for the following awards.

Note: The University Council on Faculty Awards and Honors and the Presidential Professorship Selection Committee require this cover sheet for the following awards:

Presidential Professorships • David L. Boren Professorship • David Ross Boyd Professorship • Regents' Professorship • University Distinguished Teaching Award • General Education Teaching Award • Merrick Foundation Teaching Award  • Regents’ Awards:  Superior Research • Superior Teaching • Superior Professional & University Service • Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity • Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching

 

DateAward
Sept. 15David L. Boren Professorship
 George Lynn Cross Research Professorship
 David Ross Boyd Professorship
 Regents' Professorship
 Presidential Professorships
 Regents' Awards (Superior Teaching, Superior Research and Creative Activity, Superior Professional and University Service)
 Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research
 General Education Teaching Award
 University Distinguished Teaching Award
 Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
 Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity
 Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching

Nominations Due from Nominating Units to College Deans

Each College determines its own timetables for submission to ensure that nominations are received by the timetables listed in the sections below.

DateAward
College Deans Set Their Own DeadlinesPresidential Professorships
 David L. Boren Professorship
 David Ross Boyd Professorship
 George Lynn Cross Research Professorship
 Regents' Professorship
 Regents' Awards (Superior Teaching, Superior Superior Research and Creative Activity, Professional and University Service)
 General Education Teaching Award
 University Distinguished Teaching Award
 Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
 Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research
 Community Engagement Award for Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity
 Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching

Nominations Due from Deans to the Senior Vice President and Provost

Submit each nomination as a single PDF to the Provost's Faculty Awards and Honors Packet Dropbox by November 16.

DateAward
Nov. 16David L. Boren Professorship
 David Ross Boyd Professorship
 Presidential Professorships
 Regents' Professorship
 Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
 General Education Teaching Award
 University Distinguished Teaching Award
 Regents' Awards (Superior Teaching, Superior Research and Creative Activity, Superior Professional and University Service)

Nominations Due from Deans to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships

Submit nominations for the George Lynn Cross Research Professorship online through this online submission form and for the Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research through this online submission form.

NOTE: The deadline for these awards has not been extended and remains November 1.

DateAward
Nov. 1George Lynn Cross Research Professorship
 Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research

Nominations Due from Deans to the Community Engagement Office

Submit nominations using the online form for the research award or for the teaching award by November 16. 

DateAward
Nov. 16Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching
 Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity

Committees Forward Recommendations to the Senior Vice President and Provost

Councils and Committees will meet to determine their recommendations and then will forward their recommendations according to the deadlines below.

DateCommitteeAward
Jan. 23Research Council

George Lynn Cross Research Professorship

Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award

Jan 23University Council on Faculty Awards and Honors

David L. Boren Professorship

David Ross Boyd Professorship

Regents' Professorship

Regents' Awards

General Education Teaching Award

University Distinguished Teaching Award

Merrick Foundation Teaching Award

Jan 28Presidential Professorship Selection CommitteePresidential Professorships
Feb 1Community Engagement Advisory Committee 

Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity

Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching

Senior Vice President and Provost Forwards Recommendations to the President

The Senior Vice President and Provost forwards recommendations to the President by February 1, 2020.

President Submits Recommendations to the OU Board of Regents

President submits recommendations for awards to the OU Board of Regents for review and approval at the March meeting. 

Faculty Tribute Ceremony - Norman Campus

Recipients are announced at the spring Faculty Tribute Ceremony. The date for the ceremony is determined in the spring semester. Deadlines for submitting all award information to Marketing and Communitcations are set at that time.