The Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards honor Kent State's exceptional researchers and scholars in the sciences, the humanities and the arts. The Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award (ORSA) is KSU’s top honor for research and scholarship. It recognizes Kent State’s exceptional researchers and scholars in the sciences, humanities, and the arts and celebrates their accomplishments over the course of a career. The New Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award (New Faculty ORSA) honors exceptional researchers at Kent State who are within seven years of first becoming an Assistant Professor. View previous winners.
The Provost's office holds an annual recognition ceremony honoring the recipients each April as a part of Faculty Appreciation Week.