Managed by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Honorary degrees represent NC State’s highest recognition of outstanding and distinguished contributions to scholarship, creativity, leadership, and humanitarian or public service.
University Faculty Scholars
The University Faculty Scholars Program recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders who demonstrate significant achievement, and gives faculty a permanent increase to their base salary.
Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence
The Holladay Medal for Excellence recognizes members of the faculty whose careers have demonstrated outstanding achievement and sustained impact in research, teaching or extension and engagement.
Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching was established in 1993 to underscore the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward, and support good teaching within the university.
O. Max Gardner Award
This annual award is given to a member of the faculties of the University of North Carolina system who have made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.
Dates for AY 2021-22
- O. Max Gardner Award – Tuesday, September 21, 2021
- University Faculty Scholars – Tuesday, October 12, 2021
- Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching – Wednesday, October 13, 2021
- Provost’s Award for Award for Excellence in Teaching – Tuesday, October 19, 2021
- Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence – Tuesday, November 16, 2021
- Outstanding Teacher Award – Tuesday, November 30, 2021
- Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award – Tuesday, December 7, 2021
- Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology – Tuesday, January 18, 2021
- Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award – TBD
Managed by Other Units
- Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension and Engagement
- Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award
- Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards
- Chancellor’s Innovation Fund
- Jackson Rigney International Service Award
- Outstanding Extension Service Awards
- Outstanding Global Engagement Award
- Outstanding Research Awards
- Sustainability Awards
- Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards
- Watauga Medal