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Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Award



Tenure Track


Category II

2018-2019 Ingrid Carter     Wendy Gallagher
  Lisa Hagen      
2017-2018 Sue Barnd Cory Sell Christopher Keelan Ali O'Brien
2016-2017 Jeff Loats Jeff Parker   Sarah Schliemann
2015-2016 Matt Makley Barb EchoHawk    Christine Kuglin
    Rebecca Canges    
2014-2015 Barbara McKenzie Courtney Rocheleau Kayoko Moore  
2013-2014 Cherise Leiter Uwe Kackstaetter Rebecca Cottrell  
2012-2013 Lunden MacDonald Andrew Bonham Christopher Tetro  
    Todd Reimer    
2011-2012 Rebecca Ferrell Annie Butler Jesse Ruderman  
2010-2011 Jennifer Weddig Jeff Loats Katherine Sauer  
2009-2010 Ann Williams David Kish Kristine Reyes  
2008-2009 Bill Baxendale Rebecca Gorman Wendy Gallagher  
2007-2008 Eric Erickson Aaron Richmond Allison Wilder  
    Jeff Simpson    
2006-2007 Nancy Frontczak Cynthia Kuhn Kas Parsons  
2005-2006 Anil Rao Kamran Sahami Jean Ethridge  
2004-2005 Robert Schatz Bruce Degi    


Please note the dealine extension to February 14!


The Faculty Senate is accepting applications for the 2020 Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Awards.  Please consider applying or nominating fellow-faculty to apply for this recognition of the outstanding efforts faculty make. 

There are four awards, each for $1500:

  1. Tenured Faculty
  2. Tenure Track Faculty
  3. Category II
  4. Affiliate (part-time)

The Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Awards are intended to honor individuals who demonstrate excellence in teaching by:

  • Exhibiting knowledge of their subject matter
  • Showing enthusiasm for their subject matter and for imparting that enthusiasm to students
  • Maintaining rigorous academic standards
  • Having a positive impact on students' learning and professional development
  • Showing a commitment to teaching
  • Cultivating accessibility and open rapport with students


Applicants for the tenured and tenure track award must be full-time faculty and have taught a full load or worked an equivalent load during both semesters of 2019-2020. Applicants for the full-time temporary and part-time faculty award must have taught classes during both semesters of 2019-2020. The Teaching Excellence Award Committee is committed to evaluating on-line and hybrid teaching and encourages all faculty to consider applying for this prestigious award.


Application Process

All applications must be received by Friday February 14, 2020, 11:59 p.m. through the following link:

A complete application will include the following:

  1. Complete SRIs from 2018-2019 calendar year Fall and Spring, or Spring 2019 and Fall 2019 - note, Fall 2019 SRIs will become available on February 7
  2. Syllabus from one class;
  3. Guidelines for one assignment;
  4. Teaching schedule this semester with times and rooms of classes;
  5. Letter of recommendation from someone who has observed the applicant's teaching and is not a student.

Please direct questions to Maggie Thulson, Assistant to the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, at 

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