Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments Committee, Faculty


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 7

Faculty 7

Correct as of: September 2018


Purpose. Encourages research at all levels within the University Faculty and provides recognition for such performance; determines the criteria by which monetary awards and possibly other forms of recognition are to be given to faculty members who display excellence in research to the University community; and determines the recipients of a $5,000 monetary award for excellence in research to the University community. Members of the committee are not eligible for nomination.

Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations; Chair is elected by the committee members; committee consists of seven members serving two-year terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year (three members to rotate off the committee in odd-numbered years and four members to rotate off the committee in even-numbered years). The Chair will serve a one-year term.



Note: Past Winners of this award can be found here

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2019:

Madhusudan Choudhary*, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2020

Karla Eidson, Education
Madeline Swortwood, Criminal Justice
Deborah Popham, Fine Arts and Mass Communication
Chelsea Ratcliff, Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2019

TBD, Humanities and Social Sciences
Dianna Kim, Newton Gresham Library
Madhusudan Choudhary*, Science & Engineering Technology


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Heather Adams
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: heatheradams@shsu.edu