Faculty Awards


The Faculty Senate's Awards, Bylaws and Elections (ABE) Committee, together with the Center for Faculty Excellence, have streamlined the nomination process for internal and external awards. After the nomination deadline for each award has passed, the Faculty Senate ABE Committee will read all nominations for the purpose of making recommendations to the Office of the Provost. For information on each award, click on the appropriate link. Information on the external awards may be found by following the link as the information is made available.


Faculty Award

Submitted to:



 Due Date

Outstanding First-Year Advocate Award



Recognition at the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, including the presentation of a plaque during the conference


Due to Faculty Senate: 9/15

Due to Academic Affairs: 9/22

Due to National Resource Center: 9/30

Piper Professor Award

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation

Faculty Senate -

Provost's Office

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation




Due to Faculty Senate: October 10, 2022

Due to Academic Affairs: October 24, 2022

Due to Piper Foundation: November 18, 2022

Announcement of Awards: TBA

Faculty Excellence Awards

Faculty Senate -

Provost's Office


$1,000 First Place

$250 Second Place


Nov. 14, 2022: Competition begins

Dec. 2, Noon: Nomination forms due

Dec. 16, 2022: Notifications to Finalists

Feb. 17, Noon: Final applications due

March 24, 2023: Finalist name(s) due to Academic Affairs

April-May, 2023: Awardees recognized

Regents Professor Award

Faculty Senate -Awards/Bylaws/Elections Committee

Provost's Office

A & M System Review

TAMU System Award

$15,000 and special recognition ceremony

 Due to Faculty Senate:

Noon, May 12, 2023


Legend Type:

E - External/foundation

I - Internal (TAMUCC Faculty only)