The College of Education congratulates the winners of the 2022-23 college faculty awards. Coordinated by the college's Faculty, Staff and Student Human Resources Committee, the awards recognize outstanding faculty achievement within the College of Education at Texas Tech University.
The awards share names with the university-sponsored faculty awards but are awarded independently by the College of Education. College winners are nominated for the matching university-level award:
Piper Professor Award
For teaching and work with undergraduate students.
Barnie E. Rushing, Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Award
Recognizing excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity.
President's Excellence in Teaching Award
In recognition of excellence in a teaching role.
Spencer A. Wells Award for Creativity in Teaching
For creativity of the professor's approach to excellent teaching, as attested by students, faculty members and administrators.
Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award
Recognizing members of the College of Education teaching faculty for teaching excellence, as evidenced by their attainment of distinction both within and beyond the institution for outstanding teaching and outstanding contributions related to excellence in teaching.
Hemphill-Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award
Honoring a faculty member who has been at Texas Tech no more than four years and whose excellence in teaching has been attested by students, faculty and administrators.
President's Academic Achievement Award
Honoring excellence in achievement across the teaching-research-service missions of the university.
Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Award
Recognizing outstanding faculty members who have four or fewer years of service and based on student evaluations, innovative teaching activities, initiation of research/creative activities and interaction with students.
Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award
Recognizing outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity of faculty members in the developmental stages of their careers.
Faculty Distinguished Leadership Award
For a record of outstanding service to the college.