Endowed by the Great Class of 1939, the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence is presented annually to one distinguished member of the faculty whose outstanding contributions for the past five-year period have been judged by their peers to represent the highest achievement of service to the student body, university and community, state or nation. The award recipient becomes an honorary member of the class and earns a monetary award of approximately $10,000. Recipients are recognized at one of the December graduation ceremonies and in a January ceremony at the ’39 Bell Tower in the Carillon Gardens.
To be eligible for the award, a faculty member must be an active, tenured faculty member with at least five years of faculty service at Clemson University. Visit the award page for complete details and a nomination form. Completed materials are due to the Provost’s Office by Tuesday, Oct 20.
Characterized by remarkable service to Clemson University, the community, the state, and the nation, The Great Class of 1939 established the Award for Excellence in 1989 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the class and to recognize and to inspire faculty service above and beyond expectations.
For questions contact your department chair, dean, or the Faculty Senate program coordinator, Monica Patterson.