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Faculty Honors and Awards Committee

Membership: Tenured Faculty (6) – 1 from each academic college and Library,  4 ex officio (Senior Vice Provost/Associate Vice President Academic Affairs, Office Manager for Academic Affairs, Assistant to the Provost, Curriculum Coordinator).  

Terms of Service: New members will serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms.  When consecutive terms have been served, a three-year break must occur before serving again.

Description: The Faculty Honors and Awards Committee is responsible for Austin Peay State University’s faculty awards. The Committee serves as the coordinating entity for university departments to nominate and vote on award recipients. The Committee consults with the President and Provost to ensure the timely presentation of these awards. Faculty awards are presented at the Fall Faculty meeting in August for the preceding academic year.

Faculty Awards

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)  

2024-2025 Membership

Name Title Department/Area Service Term*
Kristy Cunningham Faculty, Library Library 2024-2027
Cheryl Lambert, Chair Faculty, CoE Teaching and Learning 2024-2027
Margaret Rennerfeldt Faculty, CoAL Theatre and Dance 2024-2027
Catherine Haase Faculty, CoSTEM Biology 2024-2026
Jennifer Thayer  Faculty, CoB Accounting, Finance & Economics 2024-2025
Kathryn Woods Faculty, CoBHS Leadership 2024-2026
Tucker Brown Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Permanent,
ex officio
Lisa Phelps Office Manager Academic Affairs Permanent,
ex officio
Debbie Shearon Assistant to the Provost Academic Affairs Permanent,
ex officio
Jasmine O'Brien Curriculum Coordinator Academic Affairs Permanent,
ex officio