"Clark Honors College faculty are dedicated, award-winning teachers and groundbreaking researchers. Active in their respective fields, faculty know first-hand the hard work, persistence, and dedication required to take a project from concept to peer-reviewed publication, and are therefore ideally positioned to mentor and advise students as they work to master those same skills." —Terry L. Hunt, Dean of the Robert D. Clark Honors College
The Fund for Faculty Excellence is designed to further the university’s commitment to improving its academic quality and reputation by recognizing, supporting and retaining world-class, tenure-related faculty.
Recipients are selected on the basis of scholarly influence within their respective fields, their contributions to program and institutional quality at the UO, and their academic leadership. Read More »
Professor Kelly Sutherland received a Sloan Research Fellowship for "scholars of outstanding promise…and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field."
Professor Vera Keller was selected for the 2016 Outstanding Early Career Award - the University of Oregon’s highest award for early career faculty.
Each summer Dean Hunt takes a group of honors college students to conduct field work on the island through an immersive study abroad experience.
Faculty are essential to the student experience.
The close mentorship provided by honors college faculty is one of the most memorable parts of a CHC education, creating bonds that last long after students leave our halls.
Help us attract and support world-class faculty through an endowed chair or professorship.