Nomination Guidelines

Distinguished Faculty Ranks

Distinguished Faculty Rank programs encourage ongoing commitment to excellence, kindle intellectual vibrancy, elevate the standards of instruction and enrich contributions to public service. They demonstrate the State University’s pride and gratitude for the consummate professionalism, the groundbreaking scholarship, the exceptional instruction and the breadth and significance of service contributions of its faculty. 

Appointment constitutes a promotion to the State University’s highest academic rank, and it is conferred solely by the State University Board of Trustees.

Call for Nominations - Distinguished Faculty Ranks - 2023-2025 (pdf)

Nomination Allocations for DSP and DTP Categories for Academic Year 2023-2024 (xlsx)

Distinguished Faculty Ranks - 2023-2025 Policies and Procedures (doc)


Submit Your Nomination

Nominations should be submitted electronically as follows:

Need more information? Please send all questions in via the online form at http://workflow.suny.edu/view.php?id=159429.

Please note that Dr. Melur K (Ram) Ramasubramanian has been appointed Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost effective November 6, 2023. The mailing address is listed below.  

Dr. Melur K (Ram) Ramasubramanian
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
State University of New York System Administration
H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, 353 Broadway
Albany, New York 12246

Distinguished Academy