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University Distinguished Professorships

Policy Information

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Last Revised Date: 
August, 2005
Policy Number: 
UHAP 9.01.03
Responsible Unit: 
Division of Human Resources
Phone: 
(520) 621-3660

Policy

The Distinguished Professorship is intended for individuals who have made substantial contributions to undergraduate education at the University. Appointed individuals will have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education in the following ways: a minimum of 10 years teaching at the University, at least 50% of which has been undergraduate teaching; a record of creative scholarship (research); the application of scholarship in the undergraduate classroom; evidence of the highest standards of teaching; evidence of effective advising and mentoring of undergraduates; involvement in undergraduate curriculum innovation within his/her discipline and/or in the University general education, and evidence of extracurricular activities or extramural service related to the undergraduate experience. Individuals holding any faculty rank are eligible, although emeritus faculty are not eligible. Up to two awards will be made each year. The Office of the Provost has further information on this award. Information also is available online as follows:

Related Information*

The Office of the Provost has further information on this award. Information also is available online at the Office of the Provost’s website, University Distinguished Professors.

Revision History*

Revised August 2005

Repealed March 8, 2016

* Please note that sections titled Frequently Asked Questions, Related Information, and Revision History are provided solely for the convenience of users and are not part of the official University policy.

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