The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes faculty for excellence in teaching, research, and service each year through an annual award process. The college Advisory Committee serves as the selection committee.
Each award includes a $1,000 stipend, a plaque, and recognition at an annual reception.
Click here for the nomination form for all awards. Please direct questions as well as submissions to the secretary for the Advisory Committee, Joan Bell.
College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Awards recognize faculty whose distinguished performance in classroom teaching is exemplified by their ability to educate and motivate students to develop the full range of their intellectual talents.
Each year, the College recognizes excellence in teaching in three categories:
Category 1 Tenured and tenure-track faculty: the Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award
Category 2 Full-time Lecturers and Instructors: Excellence in Teaching Award - FT
Category 3 Part-time Lecturers: Excellence in Teaching Award - PT
We anticipate that the number of awards in each category each year will be proportional to the number of eligible teachers and, normally, will be three awards in Category 1, one award in Category 2, and two awards in Category 3.
Each year, the College awards, to one member of the graduate faculty, the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Research Award. College of Arts and Sciences Research Awards recognize preeminent achievement in research or creative activities that demonstrate originality and distinction.
Each year, the College awards, to one member of the tenured and tenure-track faculty, the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Service Award. College of Arts and Sciences Service Awards recognize individuals for their contributions to the essential work of UNO at the highest level of excellence. Candidates should be nominated based on meritorious service that is above and beyond the duties normally assigned to their positions.
The deadline for all nomination forms is September 13, 2013.
The deadline for submisson of all supporting materials, including letter of nomination, is October 11, 2013.