Faculty/Staff Awards & Honors

The Office of Academic Affairs recognizes the contribution of outstanding faculty and staff through a variety of awards and honors. Below is a list of faculty/staff awards for which nominations are invited each year. Please note that additional awards may be available in each college and/or department for faculty and students.

Award Due Date
American Council on Education (ACE) FellowsN/A
Andrew Carnegie FellowsN/A
Bank of America Award for Teaching ExcellenceNovember 16, 2023
Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in TeachingN/A
Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in TeachingJanuary 31, 2024
Bonnie E. Cone Professorship in Civic EngagementOctober 27, 2023
Chancellor’s ProfessorN/A
Distinguished and Endowed ProfessorshipsN/A
First Citizens Bank Scholars MedalNovember 10, 2023
Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public ServiceN/A
Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor AwardNovember 3, 2023
Honorary DegreesOctober 20, 2023
James H. Woodward Faculty Research AwardMay 1, 2024
O. Max Gardner AwardTBD
Provost’s Award for Excellence in TeachingJanuary 31, 2024
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic AdvisingJanuary 31, 2024
Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty AwardN/A
Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership AwardN/A
UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching ExcellenceNovember 16, 2023
U.S. Professors of the YearN/A
Note: “N/A” campus due dates indicate that the award nominations are (a) accepted any time of the year, (b) not accepted because the requirements are based on other criteria, or (c) not currently being accepted.