Alumni Distinguished Professorship

Deadline Extended to February 17, 2017

Georgia State University views the “Teacher-Scholar” as the ideal for University faculty. The Alumni Distinguished Professor recognizes a high-achieving full professor at Georgia State University who embodies this balance.

Eligibility and Criteria

All nominees must be tenured graduate faculty holding the rank of professor.  Scholarship and teaching are heavily weighted in the evaluation process.

 Required documentation

Nomination packages should include:

  • A nomination letter from the nominator that describes the attributes and accomplishments which distinguish the nominee;
  • The nominee’s current curriculum vitae; and
  • A maximum of 5 letters of support.  These can be from the dean, department chair, external professional colleagues, GSU faculty, and current or former students.

Nominations and attachments should be submitted electronically to by February 17, 2017.