The title of University Distinguished Professor is reserved for faculty who have made significant and sustained contributions to research, scholarship and teaching/education at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The title of Distinguished Professor is reserved for faculty with a distinguished and outstanding academic career at another institution being recruited for a faculty position at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Nominations should be initiated at the departmental or school level by an individual or group in the appropriate discipline or interdisciplinary group. All nominations should be received through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Nominations for the title of University Distinguished Professor or Distinguished Professor are generally accepted throughout the year.
For a complete listing of eligibility criteria, as well as the review process, review the KUMC Faculty Handbook, or visit the KUMC Faculty Affairs' Distinguished Professorship Intranet page.