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Faculty Recognition

Distinguished Educator Award

The Distinguished Educator Awards have been honoring excellence in teaching at the University of Richmond since 1975 when the Cabell Foundation made a grant to the University to be used to attract and retain outstanding faculty and promote excellence in teaching.

The process for selection includes wide input from current and former students as well as from faculty and administrators. Please review the guidelines for selection for more information on nomination and selection.

2017 Distinguished Educator Award Recipients

For information on previous recipients, consult the list of previous award recipients.

Endowed Chairs, Professorships, and Fellowships

Over the years, thoughtful and generous benefactors, wisely perceiving the critical importance to the University of Richmond of a strong faculty, have endowed chairs, professorships, and fellowships. These endowed funds offer a special way to recognize and pay tribute to distinguished faculty members who set the University's intellectual tone through their teaching, scholarship and research. Endowed chairs, professorships and fellowships serve as living memorials to donors and others whom the donor has wished to honor.

2017 New Endowed Position Holders

Faculty Members reappointed to Endowed Positions

Faculty Accomplishment Reception 2018