UTRGV Faculty Excellence Awards

We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2019-2020 UTRGV Faculty Excellence Awards Program. The purpose of this Program is to recognize, celebrate, and honor the exceptional accomplishments of the faculty at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). This Program, co-sponsored by various divisions/units across the university, provides opportunities to share and celebrate these accomplishments widely, and promote a culture of excellence. 

The UTRGV Faculty Excellence Awards Program includes two major components: 

1. Individual Faculty Excellence Awards which are designed to recognize, rewared, and celebrate faculty excellence in the areas of:  
  • Teaching (2 awards - tenure-track/tenured & non-tenure-track),
  • Online Teaching,
  • Research/Scholarship/Creative Work,
  • Service,
  • Student Mentoring,
  • Community Engaged Scholarship, and
  • Sustainability Education.

The deadline to submit initial nominations via the online form is Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

For more information, including the timeline and process, please see the Call and Instructions. 

2. Department/School Excellence in Mentoring Award (Coming Soon) which recognizes and rewards a Department/School within UTRGV that demonstrates excellence in mentoring it's faculty above and beyond the general expectations, particularly for women, minorities and junior faculty.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Selina V. Mireles at (Academic Affairs) or Dr. Shawn P. Saladin (Health Affairs). 


The Faculty Excellence Awards Programs is co-sponsored by: 

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Success, and P-16 Integration
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs 
Executive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies, & New Program Development
Vice President for Governmental & Community Relations
Vice President for Institutional Advancement