College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Leadership Awards

Each year, the College of the Arts and Sciences recognizes distinguished students, faculty, and advisors for outstanding contributions to Kent State University and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Distinguished Teacher Award Nominations 2022

The College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teacher Award is presented on behalf of the students, and it is very meaningful to the faculty.  Therefore, it is important that you consider your nominee(s) carefully.  The Distinguished Teacher should possess a comprehensive knowledge of his or her field, organize and present subject matter effectively, stimulate thinking, arouse interest, and demonstrate resourcefulness in teaching.

Any undergraduate or graduate student attending Kent State University may nominate an outstanding teacher in the College.  However, the teacher must be a full-time tenure- or non-tenure-track faculty member in a department in the College of Arts and Sciences.  

All nominations will be held in the strictest confidence.  The award recipient will be contacted by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office

NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MONDAY, APRIL 4 AT 11:59 P.M.

Submit Your Distinguished Teacher Nomination 

Distinguished Advisor Award Nominations 2022

The College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Advisor Award is awarded to a College faculty member or a professional advisor. Since this award is presented on behalf of the students, it is very meaningful.  Therefore, it is important that student nominators consider the nominee(s) carefully.  The Distinguished Advisor should demonstrate a strong commitment to helping students achieve their academic and career goals. The advisor should also assist students in assessing and cultivating their interests and abilities.  

Any undergraduate or graduate student currently attending Kent State University may nominate an outstanding Arts & Sciences faculty member or professional advisor (1) who serves as their academic advisor and (2) who is a full time employee in the College of Arts and Sciences.

All nominations will be held in the strictest confidence.  The award recipient will be contacted by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MONDAY, APRIL 4 AT 11:59 P.M.

Submit Your Distinguished Advisor Nomination

If you have any questions regarding the Distinguished Teacher or Advisor application, please contact:

Matthew Minichillo, Assistant Dean

mminichi@kent.edu