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Academic Quality and Reputation

The faculty of Michigan State University possess great underlying strengths which are recognized at every level –internationally and nationally, locally and internally. Such honorifics elevate the stature of the university’s intellectual work to national and global prominence and foster a community of scholars with high standards and aspirations. These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments, achievements, and contributions of our exceptional researchers, educators, and community members and bring great pride to the institution.  

Current Award Types:

Honored faculty are essential to all we do at Michigan State University. They power and empower creativity, discovery, and learning, propelling MSU to the ranks of the top 100 universities in the world. 

Here, we honor our most distinguished faculty members — respected leaders and innovators within our campus community and in their disciplines. Their work helps make a better, safer, healthier tomorrow. 

National and international faculty awards are an important component of institutional reputation. Each year, Michigan State University faculty members earn a variety of honors for their scholarly contributions. Some receive prizes and awards from learned societies or government agencies for specific work or career contributions. Others are elected to fellowship in major learned societies.

Below are MSU's Academy Listings: