Marvin A. Pomerantz Award


The Pomerantz Award is an opportunity to recognize a tenured faculty member deemed outstanding in teaching, research, and/or outreach.  


Professors who exemplify outstanding service in teaching, research, and/or outreach. Eligibility is rotated among the academic colleges based on the following rotation:

  • FY24 – College of Human Sciences 
  • FY25 – College of Veterinary Medicine
  • FY26 – College of Engineering
  • FY27 – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • FY28 – Ivy College of Business
  • FY29 – College of Design
  • FY30 – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

Nature of the award:

One-time award of approximately $4,000 to be used to support scholarly activities. Award is conferred July 1 and funds must be expended by the end of the fiscal year on June 30

Number of awards:


Guidelines for Submitting Nominations for the Marvin A. Pomerantz Award

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost administers the award and the funding that is provided to the faculty member and rotates the award among the colleges. Each college will establish its own internal vetting process but should include a letter of nomination summarizing how the candidate meets the award eligibility, a current Position Responsibility Statement, and an updated curriculum vitae.

Nominations are due to the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost by February 10.


YearRecipientCollege of Recipient
FY2024Jonathan FoxHuman Sciences
FY2023John CrespiAgriculture and Life Sciences
FY2022Mitchell SquireDesign
FY2021Robert OverstreetIvy College of Business
FY2020Mark RectanusLiberal Arts and Sciences
FY2019Baskar GanapathysubramanianEngineering
FY2018Rachel AllbaughVeterinary Medicine
FY2017Eulanda SandersHuman Sciences
FY2016Donald BeitzAgriculture and Life Sciences
FY2015Heidi HohmannDesign
FY2014Howard Van AukenIvy College of Business