CTL Announcement: Apply for a Marshall University Distinguished Artists and Scholars Award (MU-DASA)


APPLICATION DEADLINE

Proposals are due by: February 14, 2016.

ABOUT THIS AWARD

The purpose of this award is to recognize distinction in the fields of artistic and scholarly activity on the part of Marshall University faculty. Up to three individual awards and one team award will be given yearly at the Spring General Faculty meeting. 

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for consideration for the MU-DASA awards, a faculty member must be either tenured or hold a tenure-track appointment at the ranks indicated for each of the awards. A significant portion of the artistic and/or scholarly work shall have been completed while at Marshall University. 

TYPES OF AWARDS

Individual Awards

THREE awards for individual faculty members are given:

  1. ONE senior recipient, holding the rank of Associate or Full Professor, shall be selected from among those tenured/tenure-track faculty in the sciences and technology (including the Colleges of Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Professions, and Information Technology and Engineering).
  2. ONE senior recipient, holding the rank of Associate or Full Professor, shall be selected from among those tenured/tenure-track faculty in the arts, social sciences, humanities, education, and business (including the Colleges of Education and Professional Development, Liberal Arts, Arts and Media, and Business).
  3. ONE junior recipient shall be selected from among all tenured/tenure-track faculty holding the rank of Assistant Professor.

 

Senior faculty recipients will be given $2,000 each, whereas the junior faculty recipient will be given $1,000. The awards shall be given only when candidates’ applications are judged to be of significant merit by the DASA Committee.

Team Award

ONE team award may be given each year. The award shall be given only when a candidate team’s application is judged to be of significant merit. A team shall constitute at least two faculty who hold tenured or tenure-track appointments at Marshall University and who have worked together on the same activity. Faculty may only be considered for one award (individual or team) for a body of work. An amount of $2,000 will be given to the team award winners (to be divided equally among the team members).

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