James F. Lubker Research Award
The James F. Lubker Faculty Research Award was created and is supported by the academic deans to honor Dr. Jim Lubker, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (1995 - 2009), Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts (1995 - 2005), and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost (2005 - 2009). This award is an annual cash prize recognizing a UNI faculty member for "excellence in research and scholarship". Faculty are limited to receiving the award every ten years. The major selection criteria are exceptional original contributions to research and scholarship, including the creative and performing arts.