What you need to know
It’s no secret that we have exceptional faculty at MIT. One of our most prestigious faculty honors is being named a Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow. The Registrar’s Office coordinates nominations and administers the awards on behalf of the Provost and supports programming. You can learn more about the program, the nomination process, Fellows, and events in the following pages.
In addition, there are several other notable faculty honors awarded throughout the Institute:
- The Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award acknowledges excellence in teaching, research, and service.
- The James R. Killian, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award recognizes professional accomplishment by MIT faculty members.
- The Everett Moore Baker Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, selected and awarded by students, recognizes exceptional undergraduate teaching.
- The Arthur C. Smith Award honors a faculty member who has made important contributions to student life and learning.
- The James A. (’48) and Ruth Levitan Award for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences honors outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching.