The following awards are given in recognition of outstanding scholarship, research, service, and dedication to Miami University.
Named for the 1852 Miami graduate who was president of the United States, the Benjamin Harrison Medallion Award honors members of Miami’s faculty who have made an outstanding national contribution to education.
The title of University Distinguished Professor is conferred upon those faculty members whose achievements unequivocally merit the recognition. University Distinguished Professors receive an annual stipend for conducting research and other professional activities.
The Distinguished Scholar Award celebrates the accomplishment of outstanding Miami researchers each year. Distinguished Scholars receive a grant for the pursuit of further research or creative endeavor.
This award recognizes faculty whose achievements unequivocally merit the recognition for excellence in teaching. Up to four awards are given annually with up to one award for each of the four levels of Miami University faculty.
The Provost's Excellence in Academic Advising Award recognizes faculty and staff members who spend a significant portion of their time providing exemplary direct delivery of academic advising services to undergraduate students.