Provost’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities
Candidates for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities will have a record of scholarly and creative activities that exceeds the norm expected of faculty at Cal Poly Pomona.
- Scholarly and/or creative accomplishments will be considered as evidenced by any of the following:
- Publications or presentations in refereed media;
- Published books, chapters, and articles;
- Published teaching cases and/or instructional materials;
- Software developed for pedagogic or applied purposes;
- Presentations or performances at peer-recognized events.
Further clarification: Do not list any “Refereed Publications” or “Presentations / Conference Proceedings” on the CV form. You may simply delete these headings from the form available on our web site or use the revised form that is attached. The reason you should not include this information on your CV is that, as indicated on our web site, you are directed to submit a list showing full citations of all of your scholarly and/or creative accomplishments, including: publications or presentations in refereed media; patents; published books, chapters, and articles; published teaching cases and/or instructional materials; software developed for pedagogic or applied purposes; or presentations or performances at peer-recognized events. You should clearly distinguish between peer-reviewed scholarly work and non-peer reviewed presentations (oral or posters) at peer-recognized events. (There is no page limit for this list and please use Arial 11 point font, single spaced.)
- Overall impact/usefulness of the scholarly/creative activity will be considered as evidenced by any of the following:
- Helping to improve the human condition and quality of life;
- Contributions to knowledge, practice, or pedagogy;
- Wide peer recognition of the work as substantial, seminal, and scholarly;
- Degree of innovation.
- Importance to Cal Poly Pomona will be considered as evidenced by any of the following:
- Enhanced status of Cal Poly Pomona or its academic units;
- Significant grants and contracts received;
- Mentoring and facilitating the professional development of other faculty and staff;
- Mentoring and facilitating the professional development of student trainees;
- Curriculum innovation in ways that are important to the discipline, industry, and/or practice.
After receiving the nomination statements, the Committee for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities will invite all nominees to provide electronic copies of the following items for further consideration by the Committee:
- Curriculum vitae on the form provided;
- A list of relevant publications, patents, creative or artistic productions, etc.;
- Three letters of support on the form provided addressing the criteria of the award from professionals, including at least two who are not employed by Cal Poly Pomona and who are active in the nominee’s scholarly area. Letters must be submitted electronically with an original signature; no hard copies will be accepted.