SUNY News Release: Chancellor Zimpher Honors 361 SUNY Faculty and Staff with the 2016-2017 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 15, 2017
Contact: Holly Liapis; Holly.Liapis@suny.edu; 518-320-1311
Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today announced the names of 361 faculty and staff from throughout the university system as recipients of the 2016-17 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.
“The strength and impact of SUNY is powered by expert faculty and staff from throughout our 64-campus university system, and the 361 individuals receiving this year’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence are the best among the best,” said Chancellor Zimpher. “They are at the top of their game in providing their institution and students with the highest quality of instruction, professionalism, and support. It is my great honor to celebrate the achievements of this year’s recipients."
A complete listing of this year’s honorees is available online.
About the Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
The Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence are presented annually to faculty and staff in seven categories: Faculty Service, Librarianship, Professional Service, Scholarship and Creative Activities, Teaching, Adjunct in Teaching, and Classified Service. The honor provides system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and encourages the ongoing pursuit of excellence. Additional information about the awards program for Faculty Service, Librarianship, Professional Service, Scholarship and Creative Activities, and Teaching is available here. Additional information about the Adjunct in Teaching is available here, and details about the Classified Service program is available here.
About The State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, with 64 college and university campuses located within 30 miles of every home, school and business in the state. In 2015-16, SUNY served nearly 1.3 million students, including nearly 600,000 in credit bearing courses and programs and more than 700,000 through continuing education and community outreach programs. SUNY students and faculty across the state make significant contributions to research and discovery, resulting in nearly $1 billion of externally-sponsored activity each year. There are 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree are SUNY alumni. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu.