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Call for nominations issued for Presidential and Board of Trustees Professorships

September 20, 2017

NIU faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are invited to nominate NIU professors for any of four different awards designed to honor excellence.

The 2018 Presidential Engagement Professorships, Presidential Teaching Professorships, Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professorships, and the Board of Trustees Professorships will follow the same nomination and application deadlines this year:

  • Call for nominations: Friday, Sept. 8
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, Oct. 6
  • Application deadline: Friday, Nov. 10

Nominations for the Presidential Engagement Professorships should be sent to Anne Kaplan, vice president for Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development, at [email protected].

Nominations for the Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professorships should be sent to Jerry Blazey, vice president for Research and Innovation Partnerships, via [email protected].

Nominations for the Presidential Teaching Professorships should be sent to Anne Birberick, vice provost, via [email protected].

Nominations for the Board of Trustees Professorships should be sent to Chris McCord,  acting executive vice president and provost, via [email protected].

The nature of each award and its application requirements may be found on the Presidential Professorships website at www.niu.edu/president/professorships.