The College of Agricultural Sciences annually awards the Dr. William Henson Diversity Achievement Award. The award winner will receive a certificate of achievement, recognition on a permanent plaque mounted in the lobby of the Agricultural Administration Building, and a $500.00 award. The award winner will be publically recognized at an appropriate College event, as well as, in other media formats.
Tenure track, tenured faculty and instructors are eligible for the Community of Teaching Excellence Award. Nominations and awards are based on accomplishments during the past year (comprising the summer, fall, and spring semesters of the 2012-13 academic calendar) in formal undergraduate and graduate instruction, including resident instruction and online instruction.
The NACTA Committee for Improvement of Teaching has developed a program to provide recognition of outstanding instructional performance by a faculty member at each college of university having Institutional Membership in NACTA.
This recognition is for full-time instructors with teaching appointments (not on tenure track) in the College of Agricultural Sciences who exhibit excellence in undergraduate teaching and contribute significantly to the education of undergraduate students.
Tenure track, tenured faculty, instructors, and staff advisers are eligible for the Community of Advising Excellence Award. Nominations and awards are based on accomplishments during the past year (comprising the summer, fall, and spring semesters of the 2012-13 academic calendar) in formal undergraduate academic advising.