Awards

Awarded to a STUDENT for OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE Qualifications:
  • at least 60 credit hours taken at IUPUI;
  • a grade point average of at least 3.5;
  • a graduation date of December or May/August of the current academic year;
  • broad academic talent, i.e., excellence in multiple disciplines; and meritorious participation in extracurricular activities (broadly conceived)

The recipient of this award will be honored at the Celebration of Scholarship in April. Submit letters of nomination and any supporting materials to: Dean's Office, libarqst@iupui.edu. All nominations and materials must be received by March 30. In the event that no strong nominations are received, the committee reserves the right to make no award.

Awarded to JUNIOR OR SENIOR TENURE-LINE FACULTY who have distinguished themselves in TEACHING, RESEARCH, and/or SERVICE.

Each nomination must include a supporting statement for the nomination, and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. It is also helpful to include student and peer evaluationssupporting letters (no more than two) from colleagues and/or students; and a copy of the nominee’s most recent annual report.

Nominators have complete responsibility for supporting their recommendations with clear, concrete, succinct documentation. They may choose to address any of the following elements of the nominee’s performance at IUPUI: Service to students; classroom teaching; scholarship and research; visibility (i.e., collegiality, participation, cooperation); maturity (i.e., quality of judgment, performance, attitude); service to chosen discipline (any level, including interdisciplinary contributions); innovation (e.g. of programs, courses, or events, both academic and nonacademic); university citizenship (including the cumulative effect of contributions over many years).

The recipients of these awards will be honored at the School of Liberal Arts final Faculty Assembly each year. Submit nominations and supporting materials to: Candy Smith, canlsmit@iupui.edu. All nominations and materials must be received by March 30, 2021.

In the event that no strong nominations are received, the committee reserves the right to make no award.

Award amount $750

Awarded to NON-TENURE LINE LECTURERS or SENIOR LECTURERS who have distinguished themselves in TEACHING and SERVICE.

Each nomination must include a supporting statement for the nomination, and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. It is also helpful to include student and peer evaluationssupporting letters (no more than two) from colleagues and/or students; and a copy of the nominee’s most recent annual report.

Nominators have complete responsibility for supporting their recommendations with clear, concrete, succinct documentation. They may choose to address any of the following elements of the nominee’s performance at IUPUI: Service to students; classroom teaching; visibility (i.e., collegiality, participation, cooperation); maturity (i.e., quality of judgment, performance, attitude); service to chosen discipline (any level, including interdisciplinary contributions); innovation (e.g. of programs, courses, or events, both academic and nonacademic); university citizenship (including the cumulative effect of contributions over many years).

The recipients of these awards will be honored at the School of Liberal Arts final Faculty Assembly each year. Submit nominations and supporting materials to: Candy Smith, canlsmit@iupui.edu. All nominations and materials must be received by March 30, 2021.

In case no strong nominations are received, the committee reserves the right to make no award.

Award amount $750

Awarded to VISITING FACULTY who have distinguished themselves in TEACHING, RESEARCH, and/or SERVICE.

Each nomination must include a supporting statement for the nomination, and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. It is also helpful to include student and peer evaluations; supporting letters (no more than two) from colleagues and/or students.

Nominators have complete responsibility for supporting their recommendations with clear, concrete, succinct documentation. They may choose to address any of the following elements of the nominee’s performance at IUPUI: Service to students; classroom teaching; scholarship and research; visibility (i.e., collegiality, participation, cooperation); maturity (i.e., quality of judgment, performance, attitude); service to chosen discipline (any level, including interdisciplinary contributions); innovation (e.g. of programs, courses, or events, both academic and nonacademic); university citizenship (including the cumulative effect of contributions over many years).

The recipients of these awards will be honored at the School of Liberal Arts final Faculty Assembly each year. Submit nominations and supporting materials to: Candy Smith, canlsmit@iupui.edu. All nominations and materials must be received by March 30, 2021.

In the event that no strong nominations are received, the committee reserves the right to make no award.

Award Amount $250

Awarded to PART-TIME LECTURERS who have distinguished themselves in TEACHING.

Each nomination must include a supporting statement for the nomination, and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. It is also helpful to include student and peer evaluationssupporting letters (no more than two) from colleagues and/or students.

Nominators have complete responsibility for supporting their recommendations with clear, concrete, succinct documentation. They may choose to address any of the following elements of the nominee’s performance at IUPUI: Service to students; classroom teaching; visibility (i.e., collegiality, participation, cooperation); maturity (i.e., quality of judgment, performance, attitude); service to chosen discipline (any level, including interdisciplinary contributions); innovation (e.g. of programs, courses, or events, both academic and nonacademic); university citizenship (including the cumulative effect of contributions over many years).

The recipients of these awards will be honored at the School of Liberal Arts final Faculty Assembly each year. Submit nominations and supporting materials to: Candy Smith, canlsmit@iupui.edu. All nominations and materials must be received by March 30, 2021.

In case no strong nominations are received, the committee reserves the right to make no award.

Award amount $750

This award is to support travel by junior faculty to professional/scholarly meetings. Any tenure-track assistant professor in the School of Liberal Arts is eligible. Each award amount is up to $500, although in extraordinary circumstances a higher amount may be requested. Expenses that are eligible to be covered include any normal travel costs or conference fees incurred while attending a professional and/or scholarly meeting to make presentations or participate in panels that enhance the professional development of faculty as scholars or teachers.

Send a letter of application explaining the purpose of the travel and the benefit to you along with a breakdown of expenses and the amount for which you are asking to the Candy Smith, canlsmit@iupui.edu. Submissions should be no longer than two pages.  Electronic submissions should be received no later than the 5:00 pm the last day of business in March.

The E. F. Byrne Peace and Global Justice Award supports annual awards primarily for faculty of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI who submit the essay(s) that best describe(s) and/or advise(s) what needs to be done to diminish conflictual situations in the world and enhance arrangements conducive to peace. This year’s award amount is up to $4,400

Criteria:

Essays for this competition shall be a minimum of 2,500 words and a maximum of 6,000 words in length. The methodology and content of the submission(s) shall not be limited to approaches preferred in any one discipline; suitable approaches may be based, for example, on those utilized in philosophical applied ethics, sociology, political science, business ethics, public and environmental affairs, legal ethics, or an Indiana Peace Studies program. The essays cannot yet be published or accepted for publication. 

The number, amount(s), and recipient(s) of this Award shall be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean which will be comprised of at least three faculty members from the School, with at least one committee member from the Department of Philosophy.  If the essay is disseminated, acknowledgment of the award is expected. 

Eligibility:

The award is primarily intended for full-time faculty members of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.  Students and part-time faculty in the School or an IUPUI faculty member outside of the School may compete for this award if endorsed by a letter of support from a full-time faculty member from the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. A previous awardee is not eligible to apply again for three years. 

Application: 

Submit electronically an essay meeting the criteria described above to Thom Upton, tupton@iupui.edu, by March 21, 2022.  Submissions from those who are not full-time faculty in the School should also include a letter of support from a full-time faculty.

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