2016 Board of Trustees Professor
Department of English
The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorship was established in 2007.
The award recognizes international prominence in research as well as excellence in all facets of teaching.
Upon appointment to the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorship, the recipient receives a stipend of $10,000/year that will be renewed annually during the period that the individual serves in this role.
No more than two awards are made each academic year and a total of no more than fifteen professorships will be active at any time. The term of the appointment is five years and is renewable on a competitive basis.