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Call for Nominations: 2015 Chancellor’s Awards

The Office of Research and Engagement is soliciting nominations for three awards celebrating distinct faculty groups: one for a multidisciplinary team, one for junior faculty, and one for tenured faculty. These awards will be presented at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet on April 8, 2015.

If you know of a group or an individual who is deserving of such recognition, please submit a nomination for the following Chancellor’s Awards by January 23, 2015.

See details for each award below:

  • Success in Multidisciplinary Research Award
    The Chancellor has established an award for multidisciplinary research. This award recognizes a team of faculty members who are located in more than one academic college, have formed a team, and have succeeded in gaining major external resources and external recognition for their multidisciplinary research.
  • Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement Awards
    The purpose of these awards is to recognize tenured or tenure track faculty members at the assistant or associate professor rank who have received national and/or international recognition in their fields and show professional promise in their areas of research and creative achievement. These awards are also to encourage excellence in research and creative achievement, to emphasize the critical role of research and creative achievement in the professional development of our faculty, and to reinforce that faculty research and creative achievement are integral to the mission of the University of Tennessee.
  • Research and Creative Achievement Awards
    The purpose of these awards is to recognize tenured faculty members who have received national and/or international recognition in their field, to stimulate research and creative achievement, and to emphasize that faculty research and creative achievement are integral to the mission of the University of Tennessee.

For a full list of all awards presented at the April 8, 2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet and the award and nomination criteria for each, visit honorsbanquet.utk.edu.