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Outstanding Faculty Awards

The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities. These awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research, and public service.

On February 19, 2009, higher education and business leaders will join legislators, SCHEV and sponsor Dominion in recognizing the following twelve 2009 OFA recipients during a special ceremony at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

2010 OFA Guidelines

More about OFA

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2009 OFA Nominees at a Glance

Overview of OFA Program

OFA Process and Acknowledgements

OFA Recipients


Michael M. Behrmann
George Mason University

Mark Carey

Mark P. Carey
Washington & Lee University


James C. Duchamp
Emory & Henry College


Ralph P. Eckerlin
Northern Virginia
Community College


David E. Evans
University of Virginia


Lawrence J. Hatab
Old Dominion University


Christopher D. Howard
The College of William and Mary


Raja Parasuraman
George Mason University

Erich Uffelman

Erich S. Uffelman
Washington & Lee University


Lawrence B. Weinstein
Old Dominion University


David C. Wojahn
Virginia Commonwealth University



Lizabeth A. Allison
The College of William and Mary

2009 Outstanding Faculty Award Recipients