Chancellor's Awards for Faculty & Staff Excellence

The SUNY Chancellor awards faculty and staff members who have made outstanding contributions to their respective professional fields, campuses, communities, and the public at large.  The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence are honors conferred to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence.  These programs underscore SUNY’s commitment to sustaining intellectual vibrancy, advancing the boundaries of knowledge, providing the highest quality of instruction, and serving the public good.

Nomination Procedures and Guidelines

2016 - 2017 Chancellor's Awards Recipients

Distinguished Professor

  • Judith Ellis, professor, Communication Design, and associate chairperson, Toy Design

Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities 

  • Wendy Yothers, assistant professor and chairperson, Jewelry Design
  • Emre Ozsoz, associate professor, Social Sciences

Excellence in Adjunct Teaching

  • Hamilton Johnson, adjunct assistant professor, Computer Graphics

Excellence in Professional Service

  • Brian Fallon, Writing & Speaking Studio

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