Nominate a Kent State Faculty Member for the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award by Jan. 22

You are invited to nominate a Kent State University faculty member for the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award. Sponsored by the University Research Council and the Division of Research and Sponsored Programs, this award is intended to honor Kent State’s exceptional researchers and scholars. The awardees will be selected based on the quality of research and scholarship and its impact on society. A ceremony and reception will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 4 p.m. as part of Faculty Appreciation Week. 

Who can be nominated? 

Any Kent State faculty member can be nominated, except those who have previously received either the Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award or the Distinguished Scholar Award.

Who can nominate? 

Any member of the Kent State community, including faculty, emeriti, staff, students and alumni can nominate a faculty member for the award. To nominate someone or to self-nominate, please fill out and submit the form outlining the specific research and/or scholarly achievements of the nominee via email to Sheila Pratt at

Nomination Deadline

Friday, Jan. 22, at 11:59 p.m.