Established in 2000 to honor Brian Douglas Hiltunen’s legacy and his work with faculty and endowed through the generosity of the Hancock Hiltunen Caito Family, this award honors mid to late-career faculty who exemplify what it means to be an engaged scholar. Prior to his death in 1999, Brian Douglas Hiltunen served four years as project director for Indiana Campus Compact, now Community-Engaged Alliance. He created and implemented programs to support faculty and their commitment, service, and relationship with communities. Community-Engaged Alliance is dedicated to fostering the development of faculty and engaged scholars for the betterment of all Hoosier communities.
To receive this competitive award, nominees must be full-time faculty who incorporate community engagement into their teaching and research. Recipients must be employed at a Community-Engaged Alliance partner institution.
Award winners will be presented with an award plaque and a $500 cash gift.