What does a recipient of the teaching awards receive?
Generally, award recipients receive a cash award ranging from $3000-$5000. However, legislation was recently passed temporarily barring state employees from receiving cash recognition awards. While in effect, recipients will be able to select alternative means of non-cash options (provided by the Office of Planning and Budgeting).
How do I submit a nomination?
All nominations must be submitted online. The form is fairly simple to navigate. If you are unable to submit an online nomination, please contact the Teaching Awards Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who can nominate an instructor, staff member, or graduate student?
Any individual affiliated with the University may nominate; this includes alumni. You do not need to have any direct association with the nominee’s department or work.
If I submitted a nomination last year but he/she didn’t receive the award, may I resubmit the nomination?
Yes. However, you will need to complete a new online submission form. Nominations from previous years are not forwarded.
Is my nomination shared with the nominee or nominee’s department?
No. Your information is kept confidential. If a department inquires about a particular nomination, only general information will be shared, such as if the nomination was submitted by a student, faculty, or staff member. Otherwise, no other information is given.
How many nominations may be submitted for any one individual?
There is no limit has to how many nominations are submitted for any person. However, we do like to remind people that quantity is not a factor when it comes to the committee’s decision-making. We encourage the nominations to be descriptive, giving us insight as to how that individual embodies the nature of the award.
Do you grant nomination extensions?
No. Due to the timeliness and process in which information is received, we are unable to grant extensions. The website will not accept nominations after the deadline. For additional questions, please contact the Teaching Awards Committee at email@example.com.