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For CAS Faculty and Staff Faculty Awards

Career Achievement

Career Track

Four awards are available to honor career track faculty success and accomplishments.

Outstanding Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have a high-level, long-standing reputation for leadership in teaching; scholarship, research, or creative activity; and/or service; and who have influenced the research and/or creative activities of students.

Specific eligibility: Career track faculty with a professional career at WSU of 16 years or more at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition. Include external recognition as appropriate.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, scholarly work, or creative activity as appropriate.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required. If including course evaluations, limit the report to score summaries and selected comments and a maximum of three pages.
  • CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Mid-Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have developed a record of leadership in teaching; scholarship, research, or creative activity; and/or service, and who have influenced the research and/or creative activities of students.

Specific eligibility: Career track faculty with a professional career at WSU of at least seven years and no more than 15 years at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and recognition as appropriate.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, scholarly work, or creative activity as appropriate.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required. If including course evaluations, limit the report to score summaries and selected comments and a maximum of three pages.
  • CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Early Career Achievement

Recognizes faculty who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in teaching, scholarly and creative and/or service activity early in their professional career.

Specific eligibility: Career track faculty who are within the first four years of their full-time appointment at WSU at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and recognition as appropriate.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, scholarly work, or creative activity as appropriate.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required. If including course evaluations, limit the report to score summaries and selected comments and a maximum of three pages.
  • CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Interdisciplinary Catalyst

Recognizes a faculty or staff who have demonstrated the sustained capacity to bring colleagues together across disciplinary and institutional boundaries in service of shared accomplishments in research, scholarly and creative activity, and/or teaching.

Specific eligibility: Open to all full-time faculty and staff, regardless of rank.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and recognition.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required.

Download nomination form and instructions.

 

Submission Deadline

5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 04, 2022.


Previous recipients

Review CAS award recipients from years past.


Questions?

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