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Faculty Awards

Edith Green Distinguished Professor Award

Established 1980

The Edith Green Professorship was established by the Board of Trustees and named for the Honorable Edith Green, former Oregon Congresswoman and Linfield Trustee, to be made annually to a regular Linfield faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding teaching effectiveness. The recipient is selected by a committee comprised of former recipients and Dean's Council members. A stipend is provided and the recipient holds the professorship for one year.
Nomination Form

Samuel H. Graf Faculty Achievement Award

Established 1992

This award is named for the late Samuel H. Graf, former member of the Board of Trustees and recipient of an honorary Doctor of Science in engineering degree from Linfield in 1959. This award is given annually to a faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the college beyond their regular duties that is worthy of special recognition. The recipient is selected by a committee comprised of former recipients and Dean's Council members. A stipend is provided for the year.
Nomination Form

Allen and Pat Kelley Faculty Scholar Award

Established 2007

Created by former trustee Dr. Allen Kelley and his wife Pat, this award is given annually to a tenure-track or tenured faculty member in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement in the preceding academic year. Faculty selected for this award will have written work slated for publication in a refereed journal or by a reputable press. The award is adjudicated by the president and the provost, and includes a stipend and one course release for the coming academic year.
Nomination Guidelines

Marvin and Laurie Henberg International Scholarship Award

Established 2013

Over the course of his career at Linfield University, Dr. Marvin Henberg served as vice president of academic affairs, dean of faculty and interim president. He and his wife Laurie created the fund to recognize a faculty member whose scholarly activity focuses on an international topic or theme, has passed peer review, and has been or is slated for publication on the basis of such review. The award consists of a stipend.
Nomination Guidelines

Julie Olds and Thomas Hellie Creative Achievement Award

Established 2014

The faculty creative achievement award was established by President Thomas L. Hellie and his wife, Julie Olds, both of whom began their careers in the arts. The award is given annually to tenured or tenure-track faculty who have completed an outstanding creative work that has been recognized by their peers, and has been or is slated for dissemination in ways appropriate for the specific focus of the work. The recipient of this award is determined by the provost in consultation with one to two external evaluators. A stipend is provided for the year.
Nomination Guidelines

Cathy and Dave Haugeberg School of Nursing Faculty Award for Leadership in Innovation and Excellence

Established 2016

Linfield Trustee Dave Haugeberg and his wife Cathy established this fund to inspire groundbreaking activities amongst School of Nursing faculty. Recipients of this award will be selected based on demonstration of exemplary leadership in any of the following: service innovation and excellence; teaching innovation and excellence; scholarship innovation and excellence. The Dean of the School of Nursing shall propose worthy recipients, with selection made by the President. A stipend is provided for the year.