Libraries Faculty Award

The NC State University Libraries announces the thirty-third annual Libraries Faculty Award. Established in commemoration of the Libraries’ centennial year in 1989, this award recognizes faculty contributions to its mission, vision, and strategic initiatives.

Providing services and resources that promote open, reproducible, and public scholarship is a strategic priority for the Libraries. This year’s award will be given to an NC State faculty member whose work consistently and notably supports the Libraries commitment to open and public scholarship.

Carlos Goller, recipient of the 2020 Libraries Faculty Award, talks about the Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge, Where's Delftia?

The award selection committee will accept applications for the 2023 Faculty Award during the spring 2023 semester. The awardee will be announced in April. 


  • All NC State faculty members, except former recipients, are eligible to be nominated for this award.
  • Libraries faculty are not eligible for nomination.

Nomination criteria

  • Works actively and effectively to support the Libraries’ commitment to open and public scholarship
  • Promotes the role of the Libraries as an essential component of the university’s open and public mission
  • Promotes expanded access to information resources

The award includes:

  • A monetary award of $500 intended to support public engagement activities or presentation of the open and public scholarship 
  • A special recognition certificate
  • Honorary life membership in the Friends of the Libraries
  • Name engraved on the NC State University Libraries Faculty Award plaque

To submit a nomination, complete this form. The deadline for nominations is April 15, 2022.

NC State University Libraries Faculty Award Winners

2022 Dr. Erin McKenney, Applied Ecology, CALS
2020 Dr. Carlos Goller, Biological Sciences, College of Sciences
2018 Dr. Paul Fyfe, English, CHASS
2017 Dr. Victoria J. Gallagher, Communication, CHASS
2016 Dr. Marsha Gordon, English, CHASS
2015 Dr. Barbara Sherman, College of Veterinary Medicine
2014 Professor David Hill, Architecture, College of Design
2013 Dr. Joseph Hightower, Department of Applied Ecology, and Dr. Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf, College of Veterinary Medicine
2012 Professor Timothy Buie, College of Design and Professor Michael Young, Department of Computer Science
2011 Dr. Douglas S. Reeves, Computer Science, COE
2010 Dr. David A. Zonderman, History, CHASS
2009 Dr. James Wilson, Industrial Engineering, COE
2008 Daun Daemon, English, CHASS
2007 Dr. Michael R. Hyman, Microbiology, CALS
2006 Dr. Susan S. Osborne, Curriculum and Instruction, CED
2005 Dr. Elisabeth A. Wheeler, Wood and Paper Science, CNR
2004 Dr. Richard H. Bernhard, Industrial Engineering, COE
2003 Dr. Karl F. Bowman, Clinical Sciences, CVM
2002 Dr. George L. Hodge, Textiles and Apparel, CoT
2001 Dr. David Danehower, Crop Science, CALS
  Dr. Ross Whetten, Forestry, CNR
2000  Dr. Hugh A. Devine, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, CNR
1999  Dr. Lewis L. Deitz, Entomology, CALS
1998 Dr. Larry K. Monteith, Chancellor Emeritus, Electrical Engineering, COE
1997 Dr. J. Lawrence Apple, Plant Pathology and Genetics, CALS
1996 Dr. Michael K. Stoskopf, Companion Animal and Special Species Medicine, CVM
1995 Dr. Charles G. Moreland, Chemistry, PAMS
  Dr. Dale E. Sayers, Physics, PAMS
  Dr. John N. Wall, English, CHASS
1994  Dr. Suzanne T. Purrington, Chemistry, PAMS
1993  Dr. Jerry M. Davis, Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences, PAMS
1992  Dr. Norman D. Anderson, Mathematics and Science Education, CEP
1991   Dr. Herman Berkhoff, Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology, CVM
1990   Dr. Alexander J. De Grand, History, CHASS
1989 Dr. Maurice Hugh Farrier, Entomology, CALS