DISTINGUISHED FACULTY AWARDS PROGRAM

INITIATED: February 16, 1987

APPROVED: October 22, 1999

Date reviewed and updated: July 6, 2009

PURPOSE

The President and the Board of Control wish to recognize and honor full-time faculty, including academic department heads, who have made significant professional contributions to Northern Michigan University and to their professional area.

APPLICABILITY

All Full-time Faculty and Academic Department Heads.

POLICY

The monetary award is $1,000 net after tax to each recipient.  Up to three faculty members will be selected annually, and these are typically senior faculty.

Nominations may be submitted by any University colleague, students, or member of the community at large.

The screening committee is comprised of the Academic Deans and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

REFERENCES

None.

INITIATING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Academic Affairs, 2920