Nominations and applications open for Shug Jordan Professor of Writing

Published: January 18, 2022

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The Office of the Provost invites nominations and applications for an endowed professorship provided by Auburn University Athletics in the name of Ralph “Shug” Jordan.

The purpose of this award is to honor teaching excellence by an Auburn University faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to student success through effective and innovative writing assignments and writing instruction integrated into the course content. The professorship recognizes a tenured faculty member of any rank who has contributed to and focused on improving student writing in their discipline. The professorship is for a three-year appointment and includes an annual salary supplement, which has historically been approximately $12,000 each year.

Applications are due March 13, 2022. For more information and to apply, please see University Writing’s Faculty Opportunities page.

Submitted by: Christopher Basgier