The Raymond and Ruth Ringer Faculty Development Award, established in the Spring of 2008, is a faculty administered program designed to honor a faculty member who is actively engaged in exceptional scholarly research or professional development, and who would benefit from a monetary award for professional development or travel expenses. The person selected for this honor will receive an honorarium of $1000 and a framed certificate recognizing this accomplishment.
All full-time teaching faculty are eligible. Nominations by self, students, colleagues, department heads, or other individuals aware of the significance of the participant's research or professional development are encouraged.
Only individuals actively engaged in scholarly research projects or professional development activities will be considered for this award. The significance of the individual's research or professional development should be exemplified by letters of recommendation or other supporting documentation highlighting the following areas:
Evidence of exceptional research or professional development that benefit JSU students and the university will be considered. Innovative research in any areas that advance the mission of Jacksonville State University will be heavily considered.
Evidence of an outstanding track record of research activities and/or professional development that has benefited the goals of the individual's department, our students, and the university.
If you would like to nominate someone, please send:
Letter of recommendation describing the significance of the individual's research or professional development and how it may benefit from this award.
Updated résumé or vita
Other supporting documentation may include a description or proposal of the individual's current research or professional development activities.
Nominations are to be submitted to the chair of the Faculty Honors Committee by March 22, 2013. Please direct any questions to the chair.