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Distinguished Professor Award

The Distinguished Professor Award recognizes outstanding scholarly and creative accomplishments and is the highest permanent recognition attainable by faculty at Ohio University. Recipients must have attained tenure and completed a minimum of five years of service at Ohio University.

Among the privileges granted to Distinguished Professors is the honor of annually naming an undergraduate student to receive a year's full-tuition scholarship, lifetime designation title of Distinguished Professor, a one-quarter paid research leave, stipend, and travel support.

The award, first given in 1959, is supported by an endowment provided by Edwin and Ruth Kennedy to the Baker Fund.

Distinguished Professor Lecture and Portrait Unveiling
in honor of

Dr. Tom Carpenter
2013 Distinguished Professor of Classics and World Religions

Monday, February 24, 2014
Alden Library, 4th Floor
Class of 1951 Lounge

6:30 PM    Reception
7:00 PM   Welcome, Portrait Unveiling, and Lecture
8:30 PM    Q&A, food, conversation

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Additional Event Information:

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Attendees may park in any of the green and purple lots as shown on the campus parking maps.  However, because the university is in the middle of several construction projects, please consult information on the Parking Services website and the Parking Services notices document prior to the event.

Ohio University is committed to providing programs and services that are accessible to all participating individuals. If you have an accommodation need for this event, please contact the Office for Institutional Equity at or call 740-593-9132.

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