The following awards are given in recognition of outstanding scholarship, research, service, and dedication to Miami University.
Named for the 1852 Miami graduate who was president of the United States, the Benjamin Harrison Medallion Award honors members of Miami’s faculty who have made an outstanding national contribution to education.
The title of University Distinguished Professor is conferred upon those faculty members whose achievements unequivocally merit the recognition. University Distinguished Professors receive an annual stipend for conducting research and other professional activities.
The Distinguished Scholar Award celebrates the accomplishment of outstanding Miami researchers each year. Distinguished Scholars receive a grant for the pursuit of further research or creative endeavor.
The Distinguished Service Award is the most significant recognition that Miami has to offer for distinguished service to the university community by members of the faculty, classified/unclassified staff, or administration.
This award recognizes faculty whose achievements unequivocally merit the recognition for excellence in teaching. Up to four awards are given annually with up to one award for each of the four levels of Miami University faculty.
The Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award is given to students who have achieved academic excellence while making sustained and significant contributions to the intellectual climate of a department, an academic division, or the campus. Students are awarded with a scholarship and certificate of recognition.
The Provost's Excellence in Academic Advising Award recognizes faculty and staff members who spend a significant portion of their time providing exemplary direct delivery of academic advising services to undergraduate students.