Academic Accolades 

Academic Accolades Nominations for 2024 Closed February 23rd at 11:59pm! Contact with any questions! 

Educator of the Year Award: This award is presented to a faculty member who has shown a special commitment to teaching, academics and fulfilling the University’s liberal arts mission.
Research Mentor of the Year Award: This award highlights the best of the incredible work that research mentors are doing to ensure their mentees get impactful experiences in academic research that will supplement their education at Truman and prepare them for research in their professional lives.
Faculty Wellness Honoree Award: This award was created to recognize professors who are dedicated not only to education, but to aiding their students in one or more of the eight areas of wellness (emotional, financial, social, spiritual, occupational, physical, intellectual, or environmental).


*Please contact Academic Affairs Chairs Alex Peterson and Sal Niemeyer with questions regarding any of the Academic Accolades.


Previous Years!

Congrats to our Spring 2023 Winners!!

Educator of the Year: Dr. Carol Cox

Research Mentor of the Year: Dr. Nancy Moore

Faculty Wellness Honoree: Professor Albien Tubonganua

See Past Award Recipients