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Executive Vice President & Provost


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Executive Vice President & Provost

Philips Memorial Hall
Room 103
700 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-3405

Dr. R. Lorraine Bernotsky
Executive Vice President and Provost

Kristi Borman
Executive Associate to the Provost


Revised January, 2018

To ensure that West Chester University faculty are well recognized, the University supports the following awards. Below is an overview of these awards.

Campus Diversity Award

The Campus Diversity Award is presented to adjunct or full-time faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the spirit of diversity on the West Chester University campus.

E. Riley Holman Memorial Faculty Award

The E. Riley Holman Memorial Faculty Award honors a faculty member who demonstrates innovative teaching techniques that foster student creativity.

Deans' Award for Teaching Excellence In General Education

The Deans' Award for Teaching Excellence in General Education honors a faculty member who has contributed significantly to the general education program at West Chester University.

Distinguished Research Award

The Distinguished Research Award is presented to full-time faculty members for their outstanding achievements in creative, research or scholarly activities, either for a specific project or a body of work.

Emeritus/Emerita Designation

The Emeritus/Emerita Designation is awarded to nominees who have demonstrated major contributions to the University or their academic field.

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

The Lindback Award is given in recognition of distinguished teaching, which is defined as intellectually demanding and permanent in its effect.

Trustees' Achievement Award

The Trustees Achievement Award recognizes distinguished scholarly and creative work by a current West Chester University faculty member: specific, original contributions to a discipline (as in a research study, monograph, scholarly paper, literary work, musical composition, or work of art), or a significant collective body of work. Emphasis is on the national and international contribution of the scholarly work. Applications are to be evaluated by a panel of independent evaluators in the candidate's field. Criteria include significance, quality, and originality of work within the discipline.

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