Deadline approaching for nominations for University Professorships


York Senate is now accepting nominations for University Professorships. These prestigious awards are conferred upon long-serving tenured faculty members who have made extraordinary contributions to the University as colleagues, teachers and scholars. Such achievement fulfills the following requirements:

  • significant long-term contribution to the development or growth of the University or of its parts;
  • significant participation in the collegium through mentorship, service and/or governance;
  • sustained impact over time on the University’s teaching mission;
  • recognition as a scholar.

Nominations may be made by all tenured faculty members and submitted to the University Secretariat by March 1.

For guidelines on submitting nominations, see the Senate Policy on Honorific Professorships, or contact Terry Carter, awards committee secretary, at