Faculty Excellence Week

April 6, 2022

The President and Provost are excited to announce the inaugural MU Faculty Excellence Week, which will be held April 27 – May 4. This week-long celebration will feature events, some new and some long-established, to recognize faculty achievements and awards. Read President Choi’s blog from April 29 celebrating faculty excellence.

Highlights of Faculty Excellence Week include the following invitation-only events:

Faculty Recognition Awards Reception & Ceremony

Wednesday, April 27

State Historical Society of Missouri

This event will be hosted by the President and Provost and will honor recipients of UM System Awards, Curators’ Professorships and a variety of Chancellor and Provost Awards for teaching and research as well as some prestigious external award recipients from the past two years.

Read about the awards on Show Me Mizzou.

Faculty Authors at Mizzou

Thursday, April 28

Reading Room at Ellis Library

This event will honor the new books published by MU faculty in 2021.

View a poster of all of the book covers from the authors being recognized.

Get to know the 2021 authors.

Read about the authors and view a photo gallery at Show Me Mizzou.

Kemper Fellows Awards Ceremony & Reception

Wednesday, May 4

Jesse Rotunda

As in the past, this special event will be hosted in partnership with Commerce Bank and will honor this year’s five recipients of our highest teaching distinction. View a video of all of the recipients being surprised in their classrooms with the award announcement.