Coronavirus Information:
Bradley University will continue on-campus, in-person classes for the spring 2021 semester with limited restrictions.

Award Guidelines

Bartlett Award


The Helen Bartlett Award for Excellence in Service to Students recognizes a department or unit that has shown outstanding contributions and commitment to Bradley students.

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Burgess Award


The Theodore C. Burgess Award for Excellence in Interdepartmental Collaboration celebrates exceptional partnership between departments.

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Caterpillar Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching and/or Scholarship


Designed to honor outstanding faculty for their achievements, nominees must hold a full-time, tenure-track appointment but not yet have attained tenure status.

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Caterpillar Professorship


Caterpillar Professorships are awarded to tenured, full professors whose significant achievement in their fields resulted in national or international recognition.

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Emeritus Nominations


To be considered for an emeritus appointment, faculty and staff must have completed at least 15 years of service while enriching the experience of Bradley students.

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Harper Award


The William Rainey Harper Award for Departmental Excellence honors an academic or support unit that has demonstrated an ever-improving level of performance and commitment to excellence.

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Putnam Award


Established in 1957, the Charles M. Putnam Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes an exceptional teacher each year.

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Rothberg Award


The Samuel Rothberg Award for Professional Excellence, honoring outstanding research and creativity by a senior faculty member, is one of Bradley’s highest academic recognitions.

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