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Faculty Awards and Recognition

Eminent Faculty Awards

The Washington State University Eminent Faculty Award was first presented in 2000.  This award is the university’s highest faculty honor.  The criteria for the Eminent Faculty Award are as follows:

  • Recipient must be a full-time Washington State University faculty member
  • Recipient must have served the university for a minimum of ten years
  • Recipient must have changed the thinking in his or her field by making lasting contributions through teaching, research, creative scholarship, and service
  • Recipient must have contributed notably to the vitality and strength of the Washington State University Community

The Provost will chair a committee of distinguished emeriti faculty. They will review nominations and make a recommendation to the President.

Award Recipients

2017Kelvin Lynn
2016B.W. "Joe" Pooviah
2015John Reganold
2014Ronald C. Mittelhammer
2013Guy H. Palmer
2012Michael J. Smerdon
2011Gregory W. Yasinitsky
2010James. M. Krueger
2009Michael D. Griswold
2008Anjan Bose
2007J. Thomas Dickinson
2006Jack D. Rogers
2005Yogendra M. Gupta
2004Frances K. McSweeney
2003Rodney B. Croteau
2002Don Dillman
2001Ralph Yount