The Edith Green Professorship was established by the Board of Trustees and named for the Honorable Edith Green, former Oregon Congresswoman and Linfield Trustee, to be made annually to a regular Linfield faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding teaching effectiveness. The recipient is selected by a committee comprised of former recipients and the Dean of Faculty. A stipend is provided and the recipient holds the professorship for one year.
This award is named for the late Samuel H. Graf, former member of the Board of Trustees and recipient of an honorary Doctor of Science in Engineering degree from Linfield in 1959. This award is given annually to a faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the college beyond their regular duties that is worthy of special recognition. The recipient is selected by a committee comprised of former recipients and the Dean of Faculty. A stipend is provided for the year.
Created by former trustee Dr. Allen Kelley and his wife Pat, this award is given annually to a tenure-track or tenured faculty member in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement in the preceding academic year. Faculty selected for this award will have written work slated for publication in a refereed journal or by a reputable press. The award is adjudicated by the President and the Dean of Faculty, and includes a stipend and a two-class course release for the coming academic year.
Over the course of his career at Linfield College, Dr. Marvin Henberg served as Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty, and Interim President. He and his wife Laurie created the fund to recognize a faculty member whose scholarly activity focuses on an international topic or theme, has passed peer review, and has been or is slated for publication on the basis of such review. The award consists of a stipend in each of two consecutive years.
The faculty creative achievement award was established by President Thomas L. Hellie and his wife, Julie Olds, both of whom began their careers in the arts. The award is given annually to tenured or tenure-track faculty who have completed an outstanding creative work that has been recognized by their peers, and has been or is slated for dissemination in ways appropriate for the specific focus of the work. The recipient of this award is determined by the Dean of Faculty in consultation with one to two external evaluators. A stipend is provided for the year.