BOARD OF GOVERNORS AWARDS

The Board of Governors presents the following awards to deserving recipients who demonstrate excellence in areas of teaching and public service. 

THE GOVERNOR JAMES E. HOLSHOUSER, JR. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE

The Public Service Award, presented annually, was created in 2007 to encourage, identify, recognize, and reward public service by faculty of the University.  Faculty of any of the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina are eligible.  At its August 2013 meeting, the Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution to rename the award after Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr.

2017 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service Award Winner

 

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

The Teaching Awards were established in 1994 to underscore the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward, and support good teaching within the University.  These awards are presented annually to a member of the faculty of each of the constituent institutions of the University.

2018 Teaching Award Winners

 

OLIVER MAX GARDNER AWARD

The Gardner Award, first presented in 1949, is given annually to a member of the faculty of the University of North Carolina System, who, during the current scholastic year, has made “the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.” 

Dr. Ruben G. Carbonell honored with 2018 O. Max Gardner Award

 

UNIVERSITY AWARD

The University Award, created in 1979, periodically recognizes illustrious service to higher education and is the highest distinction of this nature that the University bestows.  Administrators or faculty members of the University are not eligible for the Award, nor are voting members of the Board of Governors or of the institutional boards of trustees.

2016 University Award Winner Tom Ross

 

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