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 originating College/Department.
Requests to add new faculty/staff and/or resident and house staff awards should be emailed to Jennifer Haynes (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Office for Faculty Advancement, using the template below.
Provost's Awards for Outstanding Teaching 2021
*Due to the COVID-19 precautions, the 2020 Outstanding Teaching Awards recipients will be honored with the 2021 recipients during a formal ceremony in the Fall 2021 semester. Award winners will still be announced and recognized, however.
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 advancing 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.
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