Mark Sisson: Oklahoma State University Regents Distinguished Research Professor
September 11, 2018
Oklahoma State University Professor of Art Mark Sisson (BFA, Printmaking ‘79) has been named a 2017OSU Regents Distinguished Research Professor. One member from each college is selected annually, with two from the College of Arts & Sciences (one from the sciences and one from the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Sisson is the first faculty member to be selected from the art department and the first selected from the arts disciplines of arts and humanities. His colleague-and fellow U of M alumnus-Chris Ramsay (BFA ‘83), was selected for the OSU Regents Distinguished Teaching Award in 2015.
The Regents Distinguished Research Award (RDRA) recognizes research excellence at Oklahoma State University. The term research includes all creative scholarly activities. Recipients of the award will be selected based on the evidence of outstanding and meritorious achievements in research. The candidates must demonstrate a distinguished record of past and continuing excellence in research, and be clearly recognized nationally and internationally.
The program includes one award per college, except the College of Arts and Sciences will have two. The award will be a $2,000 permanent increase in annual salary plus associated fringe benefits for the award winner, and an award plaque. For more detailed information, download the RDRA guidelines.