Faculty & Staff

Grants & Awards


Funds are available to complete instructional projects to improve teaching and student learning.  Mini-Grant applications will be accepted at anytime for projects that have not yet begun. Submit completed and signed applications to Janice Kinsinger in 239G. The Endowed Teaching Chair & Mini-Grant Committee strives to act upon an application within 8 weeks of receipt. Contact Janice Kinsinger at 694-5758 or [email protected] with questions.

Endowed Teaching Chair Award

The Dr. Thomas K. Thomas Endowed Teaching Chair Program at Illinois Central College recognizes teaching excellence.

The Endowed Teaching Chair awards a $3500 stipend or equivalent release time to a faculty member for instructional improvements or student learning projects.

Faculty Awards

ICC presents two awards annually for outstanding faculty. The Gallion Award is presented to a full-time faculty nominated by students and selected by the Gallion Award Committee, comprised of students, former faculty winners and 1 administrator.

The Teaching Excellence Award is presented to the adjunct faculty nominated by students and selected by the Gallion Committee students and members of the Adjunct Faculty Advisory Committee.

Diversity Awards

The Intercultural Diversity Committee’s New Diversity Awards recognize a faculty and staff member who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to and appreciation of diversity at Illinois Central College.

Staff Who Make a Difference Awards

Staff Who Make a Difference Awards recognize employees who have demonstrated extraordinary service outside of normal job expectations and exemplify the College’s Core Values and Service Principles. The staff awards are gathered from nominations received from faculty and staff and selected by the Awards Committee.