The University Distinguished Professors award honors faculty who have made sustained contributions of consistent educational excellence and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education.
The Distinguished Scholar awards are granted to three outstanding recently tenured and mid-career faculty who are making transformative contributions to their disciplines and to our University’s teaching, research, and outreach priorities.
The Early Career Scholars Award recognizes outstanding early career faculty who are at the forefront of their disciplines and make highly valued contributions to the teaching, creative activity, and service priorities set out in the University's Strategic Plan.
The Koffler Prizes, established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000, recognize outstanding accomplishment in the areas of teaching; research/scholarship/creative activity; or public service/outreach.
The University of Arizona is committed to promoting the translation of research to the public for the benefit of society. The University Distinguished and Early Career Innovation & Entrepreneurship Awards were created in 2021 to honor those who have demonstrated significant involvement in expanding the impact of research to the public good through innovation and commercialization. The call for nominations is issued and awarded annually.
The Provost’s Author Support Fund is available to faculty or academic professionals whose workload description includes the expectation of research and publication, and who hold appointments in units reporting directly or indirectly to the Provost.
Former Interim Provost Jeff Goldberg established the Provost Awards for Innovations in Teaching to recognize “candidates whose teaching portfolios and instructional effectiveness merit special recognition."