Distinguished Faculty Awards

Every year, the University of Louisville honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their commitment to the areas of service, teaching, and outstanding scholarship, research, and creative activity. Below are links to the guidelines for the Distinguished Faculty Awards. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Deadline and timing

The deadline for 2024 Distinguished Faculty Award nominations is February 15, 2024. Nominations must be submitted to unit committees by January 31, 2024. See guidelines below for more details.  The winners will be notified the first week of April and invited to attend the 2024 Annual Faculty & Staff Recognition Reception in April.


Nominations are accepted for these annual awards between December 1 and February 15 each year.


Previous winners

2021 Distinguished Faculty Award Winners.

2022 Distinguished Faculty Award Winners


For any questions, please email 

Unit committees only: submit final committee nomination below

Nominations will open on December 5, 2023.