The Alexander Prize is named for former UT president and now US Senator Lamar Alexander and his wife, Honey. It recognizes superior teaching and distinguished scholarship.
Alumni Outstanding Teacher awards are bestowed by the UT Alumni Association to recognize teaching excellence.
The Alumni Public Service Award honors a faculty or staff member whose work has made a significant impact on the Knoxville-area community.
Named for the first dean of women at UT, this award honors outstanding leadership in campus governance or administration at the level of department head, director, or below.
The Charles R. Burchett Extraordinary Contributions to Campus Life award is named for the World War II veteran, former Knox County Schools administrator, and UT dean of students to honor students and student organizations for extraordinary contributions to campus life.
The Marva Rudolph Diversity Award is awarded to an office, program, department, or college that has demonstrated outstanding leadership and made consistent contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion at UT.
The Excellence in Academic Outreach award honors those who exemplify UT’s land-grant mission by using intellectual capital to benefit the citizens of Tennessee.
Excellence in Advising is bestowed by the Office of the Chancellor and the Teaching Council of the Faculty Senate to honor outstanding work in advising.
Excellence in Teaching is bestowed by the Office of the Chancellor and the Teaching Council of the Faculty Senate to honor outstanding work in the classroom.
Extraordinary Academic Achievement honors are awarded to undergraduates who exhibit extraordinary scholarship.