Each fall the Graduate College issues a Call for Nominations of awards to acknowledge faculty and professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.
Typically, two awards are given, each winner will receiving a cash award, a medallion, and plaque. The award recipients will be honored during the Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony in the spring.
Tenure-track, tenured, and non-tenure eligible faculty who can demonstrate a long-standing commitment to graduate education are eligible. Candidates may be nominated by students, staff, faculty members, department heads, graduate program directors or deans. A committee of faculty members and university professionals will review the nomination packets and make their recommendations to the Dean of the Graduate College.
Nominations for the 2020 award are open. Two candidates will be awarded. Each will receive a check for $2,500.00, a medallion, and plaque, and the two award recipients will be honored during the spring Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony.
The deadline for 2020 nominations is Friday, February 5, 2021. All nominations must be submitted through our Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nomination webform.
For questions regarding submission of the nomination packet, please contact:
Lori D'Anna, Executive Assistant to the Dean
For questions regarding the content of the nomination packet, please contact:Maggie Pitts, Ph.D., Associate Dean