- Bicentennial Medal (2020)
- President's Award for Distinguished Teaching (1998)
- W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service (1995)
Rita Naremore is Professor of Speech & Hearing Sciences and coordinator of the department's clinical Master's degree program. She is a recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences-Graduate School Alumni Award for Outstanding Teaching and the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. She has served as Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and as chair of her department, focusing on curriculum development and reform in both of those administrative roles. She was a member of a national task force established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to define standards for undergraduate education in her field. She is the author of three textbooks.
In 2020, Naremore was presented the Bicentennial Medal for her distinguished service to Indiana University.