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For CAS Faculty and Staff Faculty Awards

Clinical & Instructional Faculty

Four awards are available to honor 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: Clinical and instructional faculty with a professional career at WSU of 16 years or more at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award, citing specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition.
  • 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.
  • 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: Clinical and Instructional faculty with a professional career of at least seven years at WSU and no more than 15 years at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award, citing specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition.
  • 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.
  • 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: Clinical and instructional faculty who are within the first four years of their full-time appointment at Washington State University at the time of nomination.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award, citing specific examples of relevant accomplishments, publications, and recognition.
  • 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.
  • CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Interdisciplinary Catalyst

Recognizes a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a 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: Any full-time faculty or staff member, regardless of rank.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (two pages max.) 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.
  • CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.

 

2021 awards

Nominations will open in late 2020.


Join the Celebration

Online May 14, 2020


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.