Awards will spotlight teaching
$10,000 awards will be given to instructional faculty who, in
the previous academic year, demonstrated extraordinary excellence,
creativity and commitment in the pursuit and dissemination of
knowledge in the classroom.
The grants are made possible by the Harrison Fund for Presidential
Initiatives, established in 1996 by David A. Harrison III, one
of the University's most generous supporters.
vice president may nominate up to six candidates. One award will
be made to recognize undergraduate teaching; one to recognize
graduate teaching; and one to recognize overall excellence in
the classroom. Although the primary focus is teaching, nominees
are sought whose accomplishments include the integration of research
and scholarship into the learning environment. Nominations, due
Nov. 15, should be sent to the President's
Office. Awards will be announced by Dec. 1.