Merit Award Procedures
AUC offers three types of excellence awards for full-time faculty.
Award for Excellence in Academic Service
The Excellence in Academic Service Award honors faculty members who demonstrate a record of excellence in academic service to AUC. The candidate must show evidence of sustained service to the University above and beyond normal service. Criteria for determining an award are based on the quantity and quality of service.
Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors
The Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors Award recognizes the faculty member’s scholarly or creative achievements. Selection will be primarily based on work already published, presented, performed or exhibited while in the service of AUC and within the last five years. The candidates must demonstrate a distinguished record of past and continuing excellence in research and creative endeavors, and their work must be recognized nationally and internationally.
Award for Excellence in Teaching
The AUC Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as the faculty commitment to excellence, outstanding effort, and achievement in teaching. The candidates must demonstrate a distinguished record of past and continuing excellence in teaching.
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