- Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education
- Distinguished Women Scholar Award
- Horace T. Morse - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
- Institute on the Environment Fellow
- McKnight Presidential Fellows
- Mullen/Spector/Truax Women's Leadership Award
- President's Award for Outstanding Service
- Outstanding Community Service Award
- Outstanding Mentor Award
- Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education
Established in 1999, this University-wide award recognizes outstanding contributions to postbaccalaureate, graduate, and/or professional education. Recipients are honored for their performance as teachers, advisors, and mentors; their development of instructional programs; and/or their inclusion of students in research, scholarship, and professional development.
Distinguished Women Scholar Awards
Sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office for University Women, these awards acknowledged and honored the accomplishments of distinguished women scholars at the University of Minnesota.
Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
Each year since 1965, the University of Minnesota has recognized a select group of faculty members for their outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. This honor is awarded to exceptional candidates nominated by colleges in their quest to identify excellence in undergraduate education. In addition to honoring individual faculty members, the award contributes to the improvement of undergraduate education at the University by publicizing their work to serve as a resource for the whole faculty.
Institute on the Environment Fellow
The goal of the Institute on the Environment (IonE) Fellows is to support creative faculty members from a range of backgrounds and to generate a new cadre of world‐class environmental leaders and problem solvers. The Institute’s fellows are selected to:
- Pursue new “out of the box” interdisciplinary research and problem solving
- Create new models of teaching and training
- Accelerate their professional and leadership development
- Engage with new Institute‐wide initiatives and programs
- Build new networks and collaborations
|Tian He **||2014|
|Arindam Banerjee **||2012|
** former faculty member
McKnight Presidential Fellows
The McKnight Presidential Fellows Program is a three-year award given to the most promising individuals who have been granted both tenure and promotion to associate professor in an academic year. It recognizes recipients who are recommended by their college dean and chosen at the discretion of the executive vice president and provost based on excellence in research and scholarship, leadership, potential to build top-tier programs, and ability to advance University of Minnesota priorities.
|Hyun Soo Park||2022|
Mullen-Spector-Truax Women's Leadership Award
The Mullen-Spector-Truax Women's Leadership Award is given annually to a faculty or staff woman at the University who has made outstanding contributions to women's leadership development.
President's Award for Outstanding Service
The award is presented each year in the spring and recognizes exceptional service to the University, its schools, colleges, departments, and service units by any active or retired faculty or staff member. Recipients of this award have gone well beyond their regular duties and have demonstrated an unusual commitment to the University community.
|James McDonald **||2016|
|Marvin Stein †||2009|
** former staff member
Outstanding Community Service Award
The University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Staff Award is the highest honor the university gives to a staff member for service to the community. The award recognizes the significant contributions made to the community, including building University-community partnerships and programs that benefit our students, faculty, staff, and community partners.
Outstanding Mentor Award
The Outstanding Mentor Award was offered by the University President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program.
Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award
The Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a transportation professional for outstanding leadership in research and innovation. It is named after founding Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) director Richard Braun for his leadership and contribution to research, and as a champion of transportation innovation.