University Awards & Recognition

Current Awards

Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Honored for their superior teaching, faculty members are nominated by present and former students and colleagues and selected by a committee of alumni, students, and faculty.
2019 Winners
Previous Winners

Recognizing individuals or groups who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion at the university.

Distinguished Scholar Award

Senior professors are honored for their exceptional scholarly accomplishments and younger faculty members for their demonstrated scholarly potential.
2019 Winners
Previous Winners

Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the university.
2019 Winners
Previous Winners
Nomination Information

This award recognizes 12 staff members for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the university community.

Distinguished University Professors

The Distinguished University Professor title is awarded permanently to no more than three exceptional faculty per year.
2018 Winners
Previous Winners

President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service

Faculty members are recognized for their contributions to the development and implementation of university policies and programs through non-administrative roles, while continuing to teach and pursue scholarship.
2019 Winners
Previous Winners

Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer

All lecturers, senior lecturers and other auxiliary faculty who have taught undergraduate, or graduate/professional courses in the last three years are eligible for this award.
2019 Winners
Previous Winners

 

Recognizing Excellence at Ohio State

Each year, The Ohio State University recognizes excellence in teaching, service, diversity enhancement, and scholarship through a variety of awards programs. Faculty and staff are honored for their distinguished contributions to the betterment of the university community in several areas.