University and System Level Awards

Information about the awards, nomination procedures, and award recipients. 

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Established in 1989, the Academic Leadership Program (ALP) develops leadership and administrative skills of academic administrators and faculty on Big 10 Academic Alliance campuses.

The Board of Regents Faculty Award was developed by the Council of University System Faculty (CUSF) in order to publicly recognize distinguished performance on the part of faculty members, and to p

The Graduate School's Creative and Performing Arts Awards (CAPAA) are offered to assistant, associate, or full professors.

This program brings together department heads and chairs from Big Ten Academic Alliance universities for a unique leadership development seminar.

Honors annually 4-6 tenured faculty members who combine outstanding scholarship with teaching excellence.

This formal title denotes an academic honor of highest distinction and is awarded to a limited number of our most accomplished professors.

This professorship is awarded for varying terms of up to three years.

The President's Commission on Disability Issues sponsors awards to members of the university who have made significant contributions to improving the quality of life for disabled persons at the Uni

In order to deepen UMD’s existing international connections, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) sponsors the Global Partnerships-Faculty Travel Grant Competition.

Every year, the Office of Technology Commercialization honors one invention in each of the technology areas (information, life and physical sciences) as the "Invention of the Year" award winner.

Joint Research Workshops are intended to help scholars at UMD and select international partner institutions identify complementary research strengths and explore potential collaborations.

Former University of Maryland President William E. Kirwan and Patricia Kirwan have established a fund to support two annual Prizes.