The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost oversees the process for nominations and appointment to the Academies of Faculty Service and Faculty Leadership annually.
Virginia Tech recognizes faculty excellence through a variety of awards.
The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost encourages and supports the nomination of faculty members for national and international awards, fellowships, and other recognition opportunities.
Endowed chairs, professorships, and fellowships are established by a donor who provides an endowment to support the salary and/or operating funds of the professor. Funding levels determine whether the endowed position is a chair, professorship, or fellowship.
The alumni distinguished professorship recognizes extraordinary academic citizenship and distinguished service within the Virginia Tech university community.