Senior scholars of the University may be appointed to the rank of Distinguished University Professor in recognition of unusual scholarly achievement at the University, pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge and a solid teaching record. The number of such appointments should be no more than 10 regular tenured faculty. This number does not include persons who retain the title after retirement. The significance of the rank, as well as the quality of its holders as role models, is recognized at official University functions.
The nomination process will be open, with requests for nominations coming from all members of the University community. A candidate may not apply on his or her own behalf. A nominee will have demonstrated unusual scholarly achievement at the University and pre-eminence in a particular field or fields of knowledge, while maintaining a solid teaching record.
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