the college of arts and sciences excellence in teaching award - category 3.
Part-time instructors and lecturers in the College of Arts and Sciences with at least one year of employment in the College of Arts and Sciences and who have not received this award in the last five years.
Department or program chair
A nomination form signed by the department chair or program director
A letter of nomination signed or co-signed by the department chair or program director
The nominee’s vita
A statement of teaching philosophy from the nominee
At least 2 letters of support from students
Additional materials may be considered but quality will be more important than quantity. In no case should supporting materials exceed 12 pages.
Nomination forms, complete with signatures, may be submitted either in hard copy or pdf to Joan Bell no later than September 13, 2013. As secretary to the Advisory Committee, Joan will send out a congratulatory email to all nominees, copied to department chairs (and/or nominators) which will include the url for the award procedures and requirements.
Letters of Support
The dean’s office will solicit all letters of support excluding letters of nomination. Nominees will submit a list of names to be contacted for letters of support to Joan no later than September 27, 2012. For those listed who are not current employees or students of UNO, nominees must provide a home, business, or email address.
Nominees may want to also contact their list of supporters directly to encourage their participation.
Nominees are encouraged to supply a few more names than the required number of support letters to increase the likelihood of sufficient responses.
Letters of support may be submitted either in hard copy or digital format to these respective addresses:
6001 Dodge Street
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0013 OR firstname.lastname@example.org
All supporting materials, including letters, must be received by October 11, 2013.
Nominees may want to check with Joan regarding receipt of solicited letters and to contact their supporters directly in the case of letters not yet received.
The Advisory Committee will work throughout the fall semester reviewing award materials. Their recommendations to the dean will be completed no later than November 29, 2013.
Letters of congratulations from the dean will go out to all award winners as well as all nominees no later than December 24, 2013. Copies will be sent to respective department chairs.