Awards & Honors
A wide variety of Awards and Honors are issued to individuals whose outstanding service at the University of Kentucky earns recognition. For information regarding the nomination process, award history, or other details please contact the orginating College/Department.
Provost's Awards for Outstanding Teaching 2018
Each year, the University recognizes faculty and graduate students for outstanding teaching. The awards are intended to identify and recognize individuals who demonstrate special dedication to student achievement and who are envincing meritorious success in their teaching. These awards emphasize the University's commitment to the importance of teaching as its vital core mission in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.
The deadline for faculty, staff, and students to submit one-page initial nominations to the faculty member's (or teaching assistant's) department chair (or school director) is 4 p.m. Friday, February 9. The deadline for department chairs to submit their two-page formal nominations to the Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement is 4p.m. Friday, February 23. All submissions are to be sent electronically to Jennifer N. Haynes @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provost's Inclusive Excellence Awards
Cagney Coomer - College of Arts & Sciences
Della V. Mosley - College of Education
Quentin Tyler - College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment
Kenneth Tyler - College of Education
Transform Health Unit - College of Nursing
Provost's Distinguished Service Professors
2013 - 2014 Recipients
Daniel Breazeale - Philosophy
Edward T. Jennings - Martin School of Public Policy & Administration
Michael F. Potter -Entomology
Jurgen Rohr- Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sharon L. Walsh- Behavioral Science
Heidi L. Weiss- Markey Cancer Center
Provost Public Scholars
2009 - 2010 Recipients
Paul Eakin - Mathematics
CASE Kentucky Professor of the Year - 2011
This award is given by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as part of the US Professors of the Year Award program.
Jonathan M. Golding - Psychology
Graduate School Faculty Awards