Chancellor's Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement

In 2004 the Civic Engagement Awards were established. IUPUI defines civic engagement as "active collaboration that builds on the resources, skills, expertise, and knowledge of the campus and community to improve the quality of life in communities in a manner consistent with the campus mission." The definition of civic engagement indicates that this work encompasses teaching, research, and service (including patient and client services) in and with the community. Civic engagement includes university work in all sectors of society: nonprofit, government, and business. This award includes a base salary increase of $3,000.

ELIGIBILITY:  Full-time faculty members in any classification for whom professional service and teaching, research, or service in the Central Indiana community is an expectation and who have taught at IUPUI for at least five years, including at least one term in the year immediately preceding the nomination, are eligible for nomination. An individual may receive an award only once.

:  Faculty nominated for this award should exemplify high standards of civic engagement, professional service, or service learning with documented records of achievement that include peer review, student evaluations, assessments from community organization representatives and evidence of scholarly research, publications, or presentations developed from the professional service to the community and civic engagement. Records demonstrating a sustained commitment to community development through effective partnerships will receive more favorable consideration, as will evidence of the faculty member's continued growth and development as a teacher, researcher, and scholar. (For more information, please see the complete guidelines.)

PROCESS:  Nominations are made by completing the electronic nomination form below and uploading the required documentation. (For more information, please see the complete guidelines.) Please verify that your candidate meets all eligibility requirements and that you have access to all relevant information before submitting your nomination.

Nominations received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, will be considered for recognition at the Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Hine Hall Auditorium

SELECTION:  The review committee will recommend at least two people for the award, with the final selection being made by the Chancellor. Awards may not be given every year.

QUESTIONS:  Inquiries regarding eligibility and criteria should be directed to Julie Hatcher (ude[dot]iupui[at]rehctahj or (317) 278-3499), Executive Director of the Center for Service and Learning.

Click here to view previous recipients. For printable version of guidelines, click here.

Issues relating to the online nomination process should be directed to Jessica Wootten, Academic Affairs Coordinator, ( or 317-278-6090).

Click here to start the nomination process