Chancellor's Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement

Honorees of the Chancellor's Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement are recognized at the Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation.

Check Out the Previous Recipients of the Award!

Chancellor's Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement Highlights
  • Full-time faculty members in any classification for whom professional service and teaching, research, or service in the Central Indiana community is an expectation and who have taught at IU Indianapolis for at least five years, including at least one term in the year immediately preceding the nomination, are eligible for nomination.
    • An individual may receive an award only once.
  • Faculty nominated for this award should exemplify high standards of civic engagement; professional service; or service learning with documented records of achievement that include peer review, student evaluations, assessments from community organization representatives and evidence of scholarly research, publications, or presentations developed from the professional service to the community and civic engagement.
  • Records demonstrating a sustained commitment to community development through effective partnerships will receive more favorable consideration, as will evidence of the faculty member's continued growth and development as a teacher, researcher, and scholar.
    • For more information, guidelines will be posted late October.
Nomination Process
  • Nominations are made by completing the electronic nomination form and uploading the required documentation.
  • Please verify that your candidate meets all eligibility requirements and that you have access to all relevant information before submitting your nomination.
  • The review committee will recommend at least two people for the award, with the final selection being made by the chancellor.
    • Awards may not be given every year.


For questions regarding eligibility and criteria for the Chancellor's Community Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement, contact Jerry Daday, executive associate dean of Institute for Engaged Learning, at ude[dot]ui[at]yadadj.

For questions regarding the online nomination process, contact the Office of Academic Affairs at ude[dot]ui[at]aao.