Nominees Sought for Faculty Honors

Faculty Honors Committee seeks nominees for annual awards.

In advance of the annual spring Faculty-Staff Honors Luncheon, the Faculty Honors Committee seeks nominations for the recognition of Georgia Tech faculty in seven categories. Deadline for nominations is January 29.

At a minimum, the committee requests a résumé and letters of recommendation sent with a nomination letter. Each award provides a stipend, varying from $2,000 to $20,000. All current faculty members who have not received the same award in the past 10 years are eligible. Nominations must be submitted electronically in PDF format.

Nominations for candidates of the two teaching awards should also include letters of recommendation from present and past graduate and undergraduate students, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. Nominations for candidates of the Distinguished Professor Award should also include letters of recommendation highlighting impact on students and service to Georgia Tech, as well as from colleagues and peers, particularly from those outside of Georgia Tech; documentation of scholarship and impact of research; and no more than 15 letters of recommendation.

Faculty Honors Awards Categories
  • Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor: Recognizing teaching, research and service, and with a stipend of $20,000, this award is the highest given to a faculty member.
  • Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher and Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher: Two awards recognizing faculty who have taught at least six semester hours in the previous academic year. Each receives a $10,000 stipend.
  • Outstanding Service: Presented to a faculty member who has benefited the profession, school, department or general public. The award includes a stipend of $5,000.
  • Outstanding Continuing Education: Recognizing a faculty member who has contributed in the area of continuing education. The recipient receives $2,000.
  • Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities: Recognizing multiple faculty members for interdisciplinary contributions to teaching and research. It carries a $7,500 stipend.
  • Class of 1934 Outstanding Innovative Use of Education Technology: Recognizes a faculty member who has developed and instituted innovative techniques to improve the learning environment and process. A stipend of $7,500 is included with the award.
  • Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor and Senior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor: Two faculty members will be recognized for their mentoring of undergraduate students in research activities. A $5,000 stipend is available for the senior faculty award.