FIU recognizes that academic excellence is driven by dedicated faculty who instruct, research, create, mentor and serve. The Provost, as Chief Academic Officer, is pleased to showcase these accomplishments:

 

 
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Faculty Convocation Awards

 
Description: Each year, select individuals are recognized with an award for significant achievements in their scholarly pursuits during the annual grand Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony, FIU's annual celebration of the collective accomplishments of our faculty.
 
 

 
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Top Scholar Awards

 
Description: Since 2008 it has been tradition by President Mark B. Rosenberg and initially Provost Douglas Wartzok, now Provost Kenneth G. Furton, to call for nominations from Deans who identify individual faculty who have excelled in the below categories. Top Scholars are nominated by Deans and selected by the Provost and President. They are honored during a reception at the Ronald Reagan House hosted by the President and Provost.
 
 
 

 
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Book Authors

 
Description: The University acknowledges that publishing of books by faculty is a major contribution to the body of academic scholarship. The Provost has therefore invited faculty since 2010 to an informal reception at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Modesto Maidique Campus where all submitted faculty publications are displayed in the "Faculty Authors" section.