Distinguished Professor Committee

Back to list of committees

Type

Standing Committee

Purpose

The Distinguished Professor Committee is responsible for reviewing nominations for Distinguished Professorships and for making recommendations to the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Dean forwards the nominations to the Office of the Provost for consideration by the university level Distinguished Professor Nomination Review Committee. Nominations for this award will be made by three College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Distinguished Professors from at least three departments.

Committee Composition and Operations

Committee members are appointed by the Dean. The Committee is composed of three Distinguished Professors from at least three departments. The term of faculty membership is three years with approximately one-third of the committee rotating off each year. No more than two consecutive terms may be served. The committee members elect the Chair.