The Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee is comprised of one student representative, 4-8 faculty representatives and one staff representative. The committee is responsible for the screening, investigation and recommendation of candidates to receive any University-wide teaching awards.
DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARDS COMMITTEE
CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Distinguished Teaching Award Committee shall be responsible for the screening, investigation and recommendation of candidates to receive any Campus-wide teaching awards including, but not limited to, the Ersted Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching. The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost provides the staffing for this committee
Membership of the Distinguished Teaching Award Committee is fixed and consists of: at least 4 and not more than 8 teaching faculty broadly representative of the faculty at-large, 1 student, and the Vice Provost for Academic Personnel (ex officio, non-voting).
The Distinguished Teaching Award Committee shall report to the University Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Secretary of the University Senate no later than the final University Senate meeting in May. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.