Venkat Distinguished Service Award

M.A. Venkataramanan “Venkat" Distinguished Service Award

Awarding significant impact on campus

The M.A. “Venkat” Venkataramanan Distinguished Service Award honors a faculty member or librarian whose service has had a long-term, significant impact on the Bloomington campus.

 The winner of the Venkat Distinguished Service Award will receive a one-time cash award of $5,000 and will be honored at a fall semester reception.

Read more about M.A. “Venkat” Venkataramanan and the new award named in his honor


Any faculty member or librarian who has held a significant service role at any level, whether within an individual department, school or college, in a campus unit, or at the campus level. University-level candidates will also be considered as long as their primary office is on the Bloomington campus.


Types of service appropriate for consideration 

The committee will apply the following criteria:

The award should be given to a person whose exceptional contributions to the IU Bloomington community have resulted in a significant impact on the campus’s academic mission and/or administrative operations. Longevity in office will be considered, but is not a limiting factor for eligibility.