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Faculty and Staff Awards

Each year during Spring Commencement, OBU recognizes faculty and staff members who have distinguished themselves through their teaching or service to the University. OBU is currently accepting nominations for its three major awards: Distinguished Teaching, Meritorious Service and Promising Teacher. Anyone from the OBU community may nominate a potential award recipient. See below for nomination details. View a full listing of previous award recipients.

Nominate Your Favorite Professor

You are invited to nominate an OBU faculty or staff member for these awards. Your nomination should include the name of the person nominated, the award for which you are nominating him/her (please be sure to use the correct award name), and a brief statement regarding why you think your nominee should be considered.

Please review the criteria below before submitting your nomination. Nominations can be emailed to Angela Williams at or mailed to her attention at OBU Box 61214, 500 West University, Shawnee, OK 74804.

OBU Distinguished Teaching Award

OBU Meritorious Service Award

OBU Promising Teacher Award