The University of North Florida is proud of the academic and professional accomplishments of its faculty. The many personal and collaborative achievements noted here illustrate the commitment to teaching, scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community.
Any regular, full-time member of the UNF faculty who holds the rank of full or associate professor, is eligible for the award except for past recipients of the award and persons serving on the Screening Committee.
2012-2013 Distinguished Professor
Judith C. Rodriguez
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
2012-2013 Distinguished Professor Runner-Up
Jeffrey E. Michelman
Department of Accounting and Finance
Barbara J. Kruger
School of Nursing
Any full time member of the University of North Florida faculty who has seven years of full-time regular employment at the University is eligible to be considered for an Outstanding Faculty Service Award. Time served in visiting and adjunct positions does not count toward eligibility.
Scott H. Hochwald
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Katherine M. Robinson
Any full time member of the University of North Florida faculty who has seven years of full-time regular employment at the University is eligible to be considered for an Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award. Time served in visiting and adjunct positions does not count toward eligibility.
Michele J. Moore
Department of Public Health
Dag E. Naslund
Department of Management
Adel K. El Safty
School of Engineering
Any full-time member of the UNF regular teaching faculty, who has held a regular faculty appointment at the rank of Laboratory Lecturer with "instructor-of-record" status, Senior Instructor, Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, for the previous two academic years at UNF, and who has taught at least four (4) undergraduate courses during that time is eligible to be nominated for these awards.
Department of English
Krzysztof K. Biernacki
Department of Music
Richard H. Chant
Department of Foundations and Secondary Education
D. Rob Haley
Louanne B. Hawkins
Department of Art and Design
Clarence B. Hines
Department of Psychology
Pamela A. Montelelone
Department of Biology
Any full-time member of the UNF teaching faculty, who has held an in-rank faculty appointment and has been designated as graduate faculty for the previous two academic years at UNF, and who has taught at least three graduate courses during that time.
Sherry L. Shaw
Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education
Parents and Families Program
Faculty members eligible for such award must hold a full time faculty position at the University of North Florida.
Proposals will be accepted from those beginning research in diversity and inclusion and those with previous achievements in the area.
No more than two awards will be given in any one year.
Delores Truesdell (joint award)
Judith Rodriguez (joint award)
The University of North Florida wants to recognize USPS/Administrative staff members who
have made a significant and lasting contribution to the internationalization of the University by
enhancing student, faculty, and staff awareness and support of international activities and
therefore creating a campus climate conducive to an international ethos.
Nominees for this award must be a regular UNF staff (A&P or USPS) with at least a
.5 FTE and a 9- to 12-month appointment. No winner of an Outstanding International Service
Award shall be eligible to win another Outstanding International Service Award until the fifth
year following receipt of the last award.
Academic Center for Excellence
The University of North Florida wants to recognize Full or Associate Professors who have made
a significant and lasting contribution to the international education of our students.
Any full time member of the University of North Florida faculty with the rank of
Full or Associate professor is eligible to be considered for an Outstanding International
Leadership Award. No winner of an Outstanding International Leadership Award shall be
eligible to win another Outstanding International Leadership Award until the fifth year following
receipt of the last award.
Pieter de Jong
Adel El Safty
School of Engineering (Civil)
College of Arts and Sciences Advising
John A. Delaney Presidential Professor
Terry Presidential Professor Application (Delaney Presidential Professor application, 2014) CLOSEDPurpose: To recognize and facilitate the scholarly productivity of distinguished faculty Selection Criteria -- Faculty members eligible for such appointment: 1. must hold tenure at the rank of full Professor at the University of North Florida. 2. must have a strong record of significant scholarly accomplishment in the form of publications, grants, collaborations, or any discipline-specific index of achievement. 3. have never held a Presidential Professorship at the University of North Florida. The Terry Presidential Professorship: Professor Lev Gasparov, Department of Physics, Terry Presidential Professor (2013-2016) Read Press Release
Professor Thomas Pekarek, Department of Physics, Terry Presidential Professor (2010-2013) Read Press Release Professor Gary Smart, Department of Music, Terry Presidential Professor (2006-2009) Read Press Release The John A. Delaney Endowed Presidential Professorship: Professor Kenneth Laali, Department of Chemistry, John A. Delaney Presidential Professor (2014-2017) Read Press Release
Professor Andrew Buchwalter, Department of Philosophy, John A. Delaney Presidential Professor (2011-2014) Read Press ReleaseProfessor Gregory Ahearn, Department of Biology, John A. Delaney Presidential Professor (2008-2011) Professor David Courtwright, Department of History, John A. Delaney Presidential Professor (2005-2008) Read Press Release
2016 - C. Dominik Guss
2015 - Carolyn B. Stone
2014 - Kristine W. Webb
2013 - Judith C. Rodriguez
2012 - Mina Baliamoune-Lutz
2011 - Thomas M. Pekarek
2010 - David Fenner
2009 - Jeffrey Steagall
2008 - Pamela Chally
2007 - Louise Freshman Brown
2006 - Theo Prousis
2005 - Jay Coleman
2004 - William J. Wilson
2003 - Kunisi S. Venkatasubban
2002 - Elizabeth Lane Furdell
2001 - Charlotte Mabrey
2000 - Chudley E. Werch
1999 - Richard B. Bizot
1998 - David T. Courtwright
1997 - Allen Tilley
1996 - Daniel L. Schafer
1995 - Jerzy Karylowski
1994 - John C. Maraldo
1993 - William Brown
1992 - James B. Crooks
1991 - Andrew Farkas
1990 - William R. Slaughter
1989 - Steven K. Paulson
1988 - Robert W. Loftin
1987 - Robert J. Drummond
1986 - Gerson Yessin
1985 - Thomas M. Leonard
1984 - Leonard J. Lipkin
1983 - Richard de R. Kip
1982 - Jay Smith
1982 - Linda A. Foley
1981 - Frank S. McLaughlin
1980 - Jay S. Huebner
1979 - Bette J. Soldwedel
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