University-Level Awards and Recognition

Gary Lorigan - Distinguished Professor - 2019 Gary Lorigan - Distinguished Professor - 2019
 Lisa Ellram - Distinguished Professor - 2019 Lisa Ellram - Distinguished Professor - 2019
 Steve Norris - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019 Stephen Norris - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019
 Justin Ye - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019 Justin Ye - Junior Faculty Scholar Award - 2019
 Mike Brudzinski - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019 Mike Brudzinski - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019
 Daisy Hernandez - Distinguished Scholar - 2019 Daisy Hernandez - Junior Faculty Scholar Award - 2019
 Kevin Bush - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019 Kevin Bush - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019
 Kristen Budd - Knox Teaching Award - 2019 Kristen Budd - E. Phillips Knox Distinguished Teaching Award - 2019
 Renee Baernstein - Career Services Award - 2019 Renee Baernstein - Excellence in Career Development Award - 2019
 Joshua Magee - Distinguished Scholar Award - 2019 Joshua Magee - Junior Faculty Scholar Award - 2019
 Richard Campbell - Benjamin Harrison - 2019 Richard Campbell - Benjamin Harrison Medallion Recipient - 2019
 Assessment Awards - 2019 Assessment Awards -2019

The following University-Level Awards are given to Miami faculty, staff and students in recognition of outstanding teaching, scholarship, creativity, research, service, advising, academic achievement, and dedication to Miami University. Please visit each award's website for award criteria and nomination information.

Premiere University Awards

Benjamin Harrison Medallion

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.

Distinguished Scholar

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.

Distinguished Service

The Distinguished Service Award is the most significant recognition that Miami has to offer for employees who have made a significant impact on the life and mission of Miami University.

E. Phillips Knox Distinguished Teaching

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.

University Distinguished Professor

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.

Specialized University Awards

Affordable Education Leader

This award is given annually to a continuing Miami faculty member who demonstrates compelling and significant impact in areas related to affordable and open educational resources.

Excellence in Academic Advising

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.

Excellence in Career Development

The Excellence in Career Development Award recognizes faculty who actively support the development of the Miami University career community.

Roger & Joyce Howe Award for Excellence in Disciplinary Writing Instruction

This award is given to individuals or teams of faculty who have made concerted and continuing efforts to innovate writing instructions in their disciplines, to ensure that students in their courses are provided numerous opportunities to write and are supported in these efforts through innovative writing instruction.

Student Academic Achievement Award

The Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award (PSAAA) is given annually to students who have achieved an outstanding record of academic excellence. The selection committee reviews nominations and awards 10–15 students with a $1000 scholarship and certificate of recognition.

University Assessment Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions, commitments, and efforts that academic and academic support programs have made to their improvement through full-cycle assessment.