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Office of the Provost Announces 2014 Morrill Awards

The Office of the Provost announces the third annual faculty award in honor of the Morrill Act. The Morrill Award will honor West Lafayette campus faculty at the rank of professor for outstanding career achievements. Candidates will have excelled at all facets of the professoriate and will have demonstrated synergies between their roles as teachers, scholars and any aspect of the engagement mission by evidencing the impact or potential impact of their work on society.

The Morrill Award comes with a $30,000 prize which may be used as discretionary funds or salary supplements. Winners may use funds to support up to two months summer salary or as a salary supplement of up to one month for each of two years. Up to three awards will be made.

Nominations must include:

  • a summary (not to exceed three pages) of the nominee’s career accomplishments in teaching, research and engagement, as well as the synergies among these three aspects of the nominee’s achievements.
  • the nominee’s current curriculum vitae
  • three letters of support. A nomination letter counts as one of the three letters.

Nominations are due Monday, March 17, 2014. Winners will be announced at the Faculty Awards Convocation April 24, 2014. Please direct questions to S. Laurel Weldon (weldons@purdue.edu), or Krista Kelley (kokelley@purdue.edu), Office of the Provost.

Nomination Form

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Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be uploaded in the appropriate spaces below:

  • a summary (not to exceed three pages) of the nominee’s accomplishments in each of the three areas of teaching, research and engagement
  • the nominee’s CV
  • three letters of support (a nomination letter counts as one of the three letters)

Document size limits - 250 KB each.