Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence by Part-time Faculty

Nomination Form

All students, faculty and staff at the State University of New York at Oswego are invited to nominate part-time faculty for the Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence by Part-time Faculty. This award is intended to recognize annually one part-time faculty member who has demonstrated extraordinary success in fostering student learning at SUNY Oswego. Persons nominated for this award should evidence outstanding teaching performance as measure by their appreciation for the knowledge, skills, attitudes and passionate work ethic associated with excellent teaching as well as by such things as:

• A clearly articulated focus on student learning

• Evidence of effective student learning

• Evidence of effective individual student mentoring

• Student evaluations of their own learning and the faculty member's contribution to it

• Evidence from colleagues of effectiveness in promoting student learning

To be eligible for the award, individuals must be part-time faculty members and have taught at least one course at SUNY-Oswego each year for at least two years. The award recipient will be honored at the Oswego Symposium on Learning and Teaching and will receive a symbol of honor and a monetary award of $500.

Name of Nominee: ___________________________________________________________

Course Taught for which faculty is being nominated: ____________________________

All nominated faculty will be asked to supply a well-articulated teaching philosophy and a representative sample of departmentally approved student evaluations. He or she will also be free to provide whatever supporting material he or she determines would be helpful for the evaluation process. Support letters will be solicited from department chairs or program directors.

If you would like to nominate a person for this award, please submit this completed form along with a letter of support that addresses one or more of the criteria specified above. If the nominator is not a student, please also include a letter of support from a student that addresses one or more of the above criteria. The form and letter(s) of support should be sent to Michael Ameigh, Asst. Provost for Budget and Operations, Office of the Provost, 702 Culkin Hall no later than the last Friday of the Fall semester.

Nominated by:_______________________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________________

Telephone: _________________________________________________________________

E-Mail: _____________________________________________________________________