Faculty honors

Kansas State University is home to many leading scholars. More than 60 of our faculty are or have been named University Distinguished Professors, which is a lifelong honor bestowed by the Provost on those who have made outstanding contributions to their field.

In addition, charitable contributions support a number of outstanding faculty members. In 2011, more than $2 million was donated for endowed chairs, with an additional $6.5 million committed. An appointment to an endowed chair is another great honor given to dozens of top K-State faculty.

We are proud to have more than 75 endowed faculty chairs and professorships.
Our faculty work hard to achieve promotion and tenure. We are proud to honor their work.
These professors are recognized for their outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and service to their professions and communities.
More than 185 faculty members are appointed as fellows to professional associations and societies.