Chancellor’s Honors Awards News

Seven Seniors Receive UT’s Highest Honor

Seven UT students have been recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service with the university’s highest student honor—the Torchbearer award. The students were recently notified of their selection with surprise visits from Chancellor Beverly Davenport and other UT administrators while in class, in student organization meetings, and even in their coach’s office. They will receive a Torchbearer medal during the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet on Wednesday, April 19. The event is the university’s largest recognition event of the year.

Upcoming Deadlines for Chancellor’s Honors Award Nominations

Don’t forget to submit your materials for Torchbearer nominations due today. Other awards honored at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet also have upcoming nomination deadlines. The Excellence in Academic Outreach award is due February 24. Extraordinary Community Service faculty and staff nominations, Extraordinary Customer Service, and Extraordinary Service to the University awards are due February 28.

Eash, Seidler Receive Ready for the World Awards

Neal S. Eash, professor of biosystems engineering and soil science, and Andrew Seidler, director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships, received Ready for the World awards.

Beyl Named 2016 Notable UT Woman

At the Chancellor’s Honors Awards banquet, Caula Beyl, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received the Notable UT Woman Award.