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For CAS Faculty and Staff Faculty Awards

Career Achievement

Six awards are available to honor faculty success and accomplishments.

Distinguished Faculty

Recognizes faculty who have made outstanding lifetime contributions in each of the multiple missions of the College of Arts and Sciences and Washington State University: teaching, research and/or creative activity, and service (institutional and/or professional).

Specific eligibility: Tenured faculty who have achieved the rank of full professor.

Nomination packet should include: Documentation of consistently outstanding research and/or creative accomplishments, excellence in teaching and mentoring of students and junior faculty, and exemplary institutional and/or professional service and leadership that has brought distinction to themselves, the college, and the institution.

Attach specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition; evidence of the overall impact of the nominee’s research, scholarly, and/or creative work, service to institution and profession, and teaching. Letters of support or testimonials from peers, student, and/or external constituents are required.

Nomination statement may extend to three pages.

CV limit: 30 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Outstanding Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have a high level, long-standing national or international reputation for contributions in research and/or creative activity, and who have influenced the research and/or creative activities of students.

Specific eligibility: Tenured faculty with a professional career of 16 or more years following completion of a terminal degree (Ph.D. or as appropriate), and who have been employed at WSU for at least five years. Regents Professors are not eligible for this award.

Nominations packet should include: Documentation of outstanding research and/or creative accomplishments and the impact of this work on their discipline and on students. Evidence of distinguished national and international recognition in the academic community. Letters of support or testimonials from peers, students, and/or external constituents are required.

CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Mid-Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have a national or international reputation for contributions in research and/or artistic creativity, and who have influenced the research and/or creative activities of students.

Specific eligibility: Tenured or tenure-track faculty with a professional career of at least nine years and no more than 15 years following completion of a terminal degree (Ph.D. or as appropriate), and who have been employed at WSU for at least four years. Faculty holding distinguished professorships are not eligible for this award.

Nomination packet should include: Documentation of exemplary research or creative accomplishments since earning their terminal degree and the impact of this work on their discipline and on WSU students.

Attach specific examples of relevant activities or publications; evidence of national or international recognition in an academic community. Letters of support or testimonials from peers, students, and/or external constituents are required.

CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Early Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in research and/or creative activity unusually early in their professional career.

Specific eligibility: Washington State University College of Arts and Sciences tenure-track faculty members with a professional career of eight years or less following completion of a terminal degree (Ph.D. or as appropriate).

Nomination packet should include: Documentation of outstanding research accomplishments and/or creative activity since earning their terminal degree, the impact of their work within the discipline and on students, and evidence of a growing national or international recognition in the academic community. Letters of support or testimonials from peers, students, and/or external constituents are required.

CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.

2019 Awards

Nominations are now open.


Join the Celebration

CAS Recognition and Appreciation Social
Thursday, April 18, 2019
4–6:00 p.m.
CUB Senior Ballroom


Questions?

Contact the Office of the Dean at cas.awards@wsu.edu or 509-335-4581.