Faculty Awards

Each academic year, Gustavus recognizes the contributions faculty make to the life of the institution. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to nominate faculty for the awards listed here. Each award includes a cash prize. Last year’s award winners are listed below.

Award nominations are due each April 15.

Award Nomination Links

Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching
This award is the highest honor granted to a member of the Gustavus faculty. It represents a broadly-shared desire to celebrate one teacher in each academic year who has demonstrated truly outstanding effort, accomplishment, and dedicated service to Gustavus students’ best educational interests.

Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member **NEW**
This award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award
This award is intended to be the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly accomplishments.

Gustavus Faculty Service Award
This award is intended to be the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

2015-16 Faculty Award Winners

Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching Eric Carlson, History
Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member N/A (New in 2016-17)
Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award Dwight Stoll, Chemistry
Gustavus Faculty Service Award Rick Orpen, Music