Faculty Excellence Week 2024

April 24-May 1, 2024

Faculty Excellence Week Logo

2024 Events open to all faculty include:  

Faculty Excellence Week Kickoff 

Wednesday, April 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Faculty Excellence Week Kick Off – Mizzou Events Calendar (missouri.edu)

Co-hosted by President Choi, Interim Provost Martens and Faculty Council

Stop by the south steps of Jesse Hall to enjoy food and camaraderie, a performance from Marching Mizzou, giveaways, and an appearance from Truman!

Faculty Book Authors Celebration

Thursday, April 25, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Museum of Art & Archaeology, Ellis Library

Faculty Excellence Week: Faculty Book Authors Celebration – Mizzou Events Calendar (missouri.edu)

Hosted by President Choi and Interim Provost Martens

This event will celebrate faculty members who published a book during the 2023 calendar year.

2023 Faculty Authors

2024 Invite-only events include:

Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Film Screening: The Human Trial 

Monday, April 29

Hosted by the Division of Research, Innovation & Impact 

This exclusive screening of award-winning documentary “The Human Trial” followed by a Q&A with director, Lisa Hepner, are planned to honor and inspire faculty with outstanding research, scholarly and creative achievements. The film offers a rare glimpse into the lives of participants in a pioneering clinical trial centered on the treatment of Type 1 diabetes and researchers as they navigate the path toward a cure.

Faculty Recognition Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 30

 Co-hosted by President Choi and Interim Provost Martens

This event will celebrate recipients of UM System Awards as well as a variety of Chancellor and Provost Awards for teaching, research, service, leadership, and extension, and prestigious and highly-prestigious external awards from the past year.

Faculty Award Winners

William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence Award Ceremony and Reception 

Wednesday, May 1

Co-hosted by President Choi and Interim Provost Martens in partnership with Commerce Bank

This special event, hosted in partnership with Commerce Bank, honors the newest class of Kemper Teaching Fellows, MU’s highest teaching distinction. For more information on the William T. Kemper Fellowships, visit kemperawards.missouri.edu or watch this video.