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Highest Honors

To honor exceptional faculty, CWRU awards the title of "Distinguished University Professor"—a permanent, honorific title that acknowledges contributions of full-time, tenured faculty with exceptional records of research, scholarship, teaching and service.
Recognize & Reward

We are committed to attracting, retaining and engaging the best and brightest researchers, teachers and mentors.

Qualities of a Recipient

What does it take to be a Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve?

Our Current Recipients

They make consistent, outstanding contributions to their academic discipline and have earned a high level of personal and collegial respect.