University and System Level Awards

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

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

The President’s Commission on Ethnic Minority Issues has established an achievement award to annually recognize two ethnic minority faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the Un

This award is the highest honor the campus community bestows.

The PTK Excellence Awards were established by the Provost to recognize professional track faculty members for consistently excellent contributions in core academic areas: teaching, research, and se

The Graduate School's Research and Scholarship Awards (RASA) are available to assistant, associate, or full professors.

The Regents Professorship was established by the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland in order to recognize one or more faculty members whose record of scholarly achievement and po

Each year the Office of Undergraduate Studies sponsors a faculty learning community that addresses an issue of importance to undergraduate education.

The President's Commission on Women's Issues (PCWI) established the Outstanding Woman of the Year Award in 1977. In 2017, the awards were renamed Women of Influence.