President's Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching


General Information and Deadlines

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 2000 and have been given to full-time faculty members who have a sustained and compelling record of excellence in teaching and learning and an ongoing commitment to educational excellence. The nomination process is open to all faculty and students in all academic units.


Faculty nominated for the awards must be permanent full-time faculty with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Nominations should include a completed Nomination Form (below), a letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications, and a copy of the nominee’s c.v.  Nominations should be sent to Antoinette Mills, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, 310 Richardson Building. Electronic submissions can be sent to

The nomination deadline for the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching is

Friday, February 6, 2015.

NOTE:   A precondition for any award nominee/recipient is that the faculty member MUST be present at

Nomination Form

Selection Process

Nominations will be reviewed by the selection committee, which will select a group of finalists in each category.  

Finalists will be asked to submit teaching portfolios/dossiers which should include letters of recommendation from their chair and the dean of their school.  Please see “Suggestions for Constructing a Teaching Portfolio” (below) for a more detailed description.

These dossiers must be submitted no later than Friday, March 13, 2015. The committee will select the award winners in early April.

Suggestions for Creating a Teaching Portfolio


Click here for more information on the President's Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, as well as a list of previous award winners.

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