College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Dean's Faculty and Staff Awards Program

"The opportunity to be among so many exceptional teachers, researchers, and staff is what makes the experience of being a part of this great College at Middle Tennessee State University so satisfying and so inspiring. Thank you all for the part you play, every day, in making MTSU one of the best universities in Tennessee."
                                                                                          -  Bud Fischer, Ph.D., Dean
The Dean's awards recognize CBAS faculty and staff who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, community service and administration.
Click on the links below to review the specific criteria, eligibility, and nomination procedure for each award.  Self-nominations for all faculty awards will be equally considered. 

CBAS Distinguished Research Award

The Distinguished Research Award is designed to honor a faculty member who has established a record of outstanding science research.

CBAS Faculty Service Award

The Faculty Service Award is designed to recognize a faculty member who has developed a record of outstanding service that supports and contributes to the teaching and research missions of the college or university. 

CBAS Teaching Excellence Award

The Teaching Excellence Award recognizes and honors a faculty member who has demonstrated a record of consistent excellence in teaching.

Dean's Staff Award for Exemplary Service

This award recognizes outstanding achievements and exceptional performance by administrators, professionals and support staff.  Faculty or staff who would like to nominate an individual for this award must also complete the nomination form.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please email