The Regents Professorship established by the Board of Regents of Northern Kentucky University shall be awarded from time to time to those full professors who, at the apex of their careers, have an exceptional record of achievements in scholarship or creative activity that has brought acclaim to the university and is consistent with the university’s core values. The area of scholarship may include traditional scholarship as well as scholarship applied to teaching or public engagement. The award celebrates the accomplishments of the recipient and provides support through time and resources for the professor to focus on his/her work. Such work should bring further acclaim to the University and ultimately enhance the full breadth of the professor’s work.
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|First Three Years
||$8,000 per year
|Second Three Years||$4,000 per year||25%|
Upon selection, the Regents Professor shall carry this title for the remainder of their tenure at NKU.
Those who intend to apply for a Regents Professorship should notify Jason Vest in the Office of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at email@example.com. A Canvas shell will then be set up to submit application materials. The deadline for submission of all materials is Friday, February 21, 2020. The materials should include:
Supporting materials documenting the nominee’s work may include samples of artistic presentations, books, articles, critical reviews, evidence of civic accomplishments and/or successful grant activity, etc. The application materials should demonstrate that the nominee has had a significant positive impact on the lives of students. The materials may also include information on teaching effectiveness and service.
The call for nominations will be sent and a selection will be announced in the fall of 2019. The award will be effective starting in the fall of 2020. The provost will convene the selection committee with the following members (in accordance with the Faculty Handbook):
The committee will elect a chair person and will be charged to submit an unranked list of recommendations to the provost regarding proposed recipient(s) of the award. The provost will meet with the committee to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of all recommendations. The provost will then forward all names recommended by the committee along with her recommendation to the president who will then forward his recommendation to the Board of Regents.