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John T. Ryan Faculty Fellowship

This award is designed to assist faculty in continuing and furthering their contributions in teaching, research, and public service. The recipient shall be honored with a recognition memento and a monetary award at the Wilson Awards Banquet held each spring.


Funds may be used to support research expenses, release time to develop new courses or programs, educational and travel expenses, graduate assistant salaries, and other support services.

Nomination Procedure

Annually in September, the dean invites nominations for the John T. Ryan Faculty Fellowship from each department and institute. Reminders are send in December.

 Each department and institute may submit one nomination (submitted by the head or director).


EMS full-time, tenure-line faculty.

Selection Procedure

One recipient for the college shall be selected by the dean.