The campus community is invited to nominate individuals to be recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The descriptions and eligibility of the awards are below as well as a link to submit your nomination.
Nominators are asked to submit the name of the person being nominated as well as a reason for the nomination. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to submit nominations. Self-nominations are also welcomed. Once nominations are closed, all nominees will be invited to apply for the award. Nominations for Dean’s Honorees will be solicited directly from each School.
Nominations are due by midnight, Tuesday, January 21st, 2020.
All award winners will be honored at the 27th Annual Celebration of Teaching on Thursday, April 23rd from 4:30 – 7 pm in University Student Center.
Dr. De Gallow Professor of the Year – Open to all Senate faculty members
Recognizes a faculty member who excels in teaching through the use of particular methods, tools, or materials that positively impact students
Lecturer of the Year – Open to all full or part-time lecturers
Recognizes a lecturer who excels in teaching through the use of particular methods, tools, or materials that positively impact students
Excellence in Digital Learning Award – Open to faculty of all ranks
Recognizes an instructor who utilizes innovative and effective uses of instructional technology and/or online teaching practices
Excellence in Pedagogical Development Award – Open to faculty of all ranks
Recognizes an instructor who has spent considerable time and effort engaging in various pedagogical development opportunities. This could include personal pedagogical development, mentoring graduate students in pedagogy, or providing pedagogical development opportunities to colleagues or departments.
Most Promising Future Faculty Award – Open to all graduate students
Recognizes graduate students (3 awards available) who show great promise through their effectiveness as an instructor/TA, their research, and their service to the department, university, profession, or community. Nominees must have advanced to candidacy.