Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments Committee, Faculty


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 7

Faculty:  7

Updated:  September 2021


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.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations.  The committee consists of seven members serving two-year rotating 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).

Chair Appointment. The chair is elected by the committee members and will serve a one-year term ending August 31.

Note: Past Winners of this award can be found here

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2022:

TBA, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2022

Baburhan Uzum, College of Education
Katherine Mueller, Newton Gresham Library
Donald Shorter, College of Arts and Media
TBA, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2023

Petric Rocic, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Junkun Ma, College of Science and Engineering Technology
TBA, College of Health Sciences


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu