Nominations for Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Outstanding Faculty Award will continue being accepted until Dec. 9.


Any person whose primary responsibility is teaching and who spends a portion of their time providing academic advising to students is eligible to be nominated. Nominations must: 

  • Describe the nominee’s strong, demonstrated knowledge of institutional academic policies and procedures when advising students. 
  • Describe how the nominee’s advising technique(s) and approach(es) embody the mission and vision of MSU Denver. 
  • Include examples of outreach or participation in academic-advising initiatives outside of an advising appointment. Examples include but are not limited to appointment campaigns, email outreach, phone-call outreach, workshops or department advising events, registration events, etc. Please note any use of advising technology in these efforts. 
  • Describe the nominee’s practices and evidence of success in student retention with advisees or students in class.  Please include the use of technology (e.g., SSC Navigate, Degree Works or other systems) to document and/or track successes. 

The submission deadline is Dec. 9, and the award winner and nominees will be notified no later than Jan. 30.