The purpose of the Faculty Senate Faculty Excellence Award is to recognize full-time and adjunct faculty who have made significant contributions to UVU's mission through demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Through this award, UVU intends:

  1. To publicly acknowledge the achievements of its faculty members in creating an academically engaged environment at UVU.
  2. To demonstrate to the community the exemplary standards of academic professionalism to which the faculty members of UVU are dedicated;
  3. To encourage faculty within UVU to pursue the highest levels of excellence in every aspect of their work (consistent with the best of academic traditions).