Achievement Awards — $50,000 and Above
Recognizing outstanding faculty and student achievements with small stipends each year is another measure of institutional quality. Existing awards include the Alden W. Hanson Award for student creative problem solving, the Barlow Awards for Faculty Excellence, the Lobdell-Emery Teaching Prize recognizing a non-tenured faculty member, and the Barlow Trophy for student leadership and achievement. Other awards could be established to recognize student or faculty research, outstanding faculty scholarships, curricular innovation or other notable achievements. A donor ma choose an area of interest and establish the selection criteria.