Awards and Recognition

Distinguished Faculty Award at Commencement

Distinguished Faculty Award


Excellence in Teaching Award

Excellence In Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award

Excellence in Scholarship Award

Faculty Leadership Award

  • To recognize and honor Northern Michigan University faculty, including department heads, for exceptional leadership contributions to the campus and the broader community.
  • Faculty Leadership Award Description
  • Past Award Recipients
  • Recognized at Celebration of Scholarship Ceremony in December

Faculty Emerging Leadership Award

Technology Innovation Award for Faculty (previously TLC Award for Faculty)

Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Program Investment Fund

  • The Program Investment Fund awards innovative project or program proposals that advance academic outcomes at Northern Michigan University, and are one-time awards.
  • The Program Investment Fund is currently suspended, pending additional funding.

Faculty Grants Committee Awards

Adjunct Professional Development Award

Human Resources Awards

For further information see internal grant opportunities within the Grants and Research web site.