Candidates will be judged to be outstanding in the teaching component of their scholarly endeavors. Specific requirements are that the candidates:
Anyone may nominate the candidate; self-nominations are accepted. Supporting materials must include:
While this award emphasizes excellence in teaching, the committee recognizes that all faculty are expected to perform meritoriously in the areas of research, creative works, and service as well. Those components need not be addressed in the letters or narrative, but should be discernable in the curriculum vitae.
Additional supporting documentation is welcome, but should be relevant and be kept brief.
Supporting materials should be assembled as a package and delivered to David Anderson, Chair, Campus Awards Committee, CENT 241. (See also Tips for Preparing Award Nominations.)
The winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award will receive a custom-made freestanding sculptured award and $4,000, which consists of a cash award of $3,000 (less taxes) to the recipient, and a $1,000 scholarship established in the recipient's name. The award will be presented at the Campus Awards Ceremony in May.
Funding for the Outstanding Teacher Award is provided by the University Club, whose purpose is to foster mutual understanding and support between the University and the business and professional communities of the Pikes Peak Region. Its membership includes 90 corporations with 134 corporate members, Deans and Directors of the University, and the CU Foundation.
Questions? Contact: David Anderson, Chair of the Faculty Awards Committee