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JMU SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards

James Madison University cultivates stellar talent through a variety of initiatives, including the Outstanding Faculty Awards (OFA) for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) administers these awards and describes them as follows:

The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities. These awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research, and public service.

2017 Outstanding Faculty Nominees for JMU

Chris Hughes

Tom Moran, Professor

Department of Kinesiology (Profile)

Kate Arecchi, Associate Professor

Department of Theatre/Dance (Profile)

Paul Bogard, Assistant Professor (Rising Star Nominee)

Department of English (Profile)

Theresa Clarke, Professor (Finalist)

Department of Marketing (Profile)

Mark Gabriel, Professor 

Department of Biology (Profile)

Caroline Lubert, Associate Professor (Finalist)

Department of Mathematics (Profile)


Mike Gubser, Professor

Department of History (Profile)

Past winners, finalists, and nominees