Professional Development

Faculty Awards

All awards are available to faculty at all campuses.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Civic and Community Engagement

The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Civic and Community Engagement recognizes excellence, innovation, and effectiveness in civic and community engagement that demonstrates community collaboration, community engaged teaching and research, as well as institutional impact.


DISTINGUISHED UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR

The Distinguished University Professor award recognizes senior faculty members who have distinguished themselves among their peers both within and outside the University. The title is awarded through a process of nomination and external peer review and identifies those holding it as outstanding members of their profession.

DUP Lectures:

Dr. Thomas Unnasch: Onchocerciasis Elimination – Is the end in sight for an NTD?

Dr. Susan Bell: Using a Seascape Approach to Study Resiliency of Marine Ecosystems

Dr. Timothy Dixon: Improving Earthquake and Tsunami Forecasts in Subduction Zones

Dr. V. Mark Durand: Understanding and Treating Severe Behavior Problems in Persons with Autism and Related Disorders 

Dr. Kathleen M. Heide: Young Killers: The Challenge of Juvenile Homicide


EMERITUS PROFESSOR

Emeritus/Emerita status may be conferred upon retirement from USF to faculty and to senior administrators, as recognition of honorable service to the university.


FACULTY HONORS AND AWARDS RECEPTION

This event occurs each year and recognizes the success of USF faculty. 


FACULTY SENATE AWARDS

The USF Faculty Senate manages multiple faculty awards, including: the Distinguished Service Award, Jerome Krivanek Distinguished Teacher Award, Theodore and Venette Askounes-Ashford Distinguished Scholar Award, Kosove Undergrad Teaching and Service Award, and the Kosove Graduate Teaching and Service Award.

Faculty Senate Awards  


OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY ENGAGED TEACHING AWARD

The Outstanding Community Engaged Teaching Awards recognize excellence, innovation and effectiveness in teaching that demonstrates community collaboration, institutional impact, and deeply engaged, high-quality teaching. See how other USF faculty have incorporated community engagement in their teaching and research.


Outstanding Faculty awards

We proudly celebrate those who have been recognized by the most prestigious organizations and who have most recently been selected as USF Distinguished Professors.

2021 Awardees
2020 Awardees


OUTSTANDING LIBRARY FACULTY AWARDS

The Outstanding Library Faculty Award provides recognition to a member of the general faculty of the USF Libraries who demonstrates superior achievement in their professional duties, their research and creative activity, and in their service to the university, profession, or community. 

Guidelines
Application


OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING & ADVISING

The goal of the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching & Advising (OUTA) program is to encourage excellence in teaching and advising at the undergraduate level. Please see the links below for guidelines. 


SABBATICAL AWARDEES

Sabbatical Guidelines and Application

Recipients of Sabbatical Leave by year of award:



Discontinued Awards

Due to the consolidation of the three campuses, some awards have been combined or discontinued in order to represent OneUSF. Please use the links below to view the past awardees: