Message from Provost Banner

August 19, 2020

TO: UNCG Faculty & Staff

RE: Call for Nominations for the 2020-21 BOG Award for Excellence in Teaching & Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards

Provost Coleman and the Teaching Awards Selection Committee invite members of the UNCG community to nominate individuals for the 2020-2021 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, or for one of three Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards described below. Recipients of these awards receive an honorarium and university-wide or, in the case of the Board of Governors award, state-wide recognition. Self-nominations are encouraged. Click here for the nomination form. Eligible faculty members who received a 2019-2020 teaching award from their School or College will be nominated automatically.

The nomination period closes Tuesday, September 1. Nominees will be reviewed to ensure basic criteria are met.  Eligible nominees will be invited to submit dossiers. Completed dossiers are due by 5pm Monday, October 26, 2020. Award recipients will be notified in spring 2021. The dossier cover sheet and submission instructions will be  available at the BOG / ATEA Site by September 15.

UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award (for Tenured Faculty) is open to tenured faculty members who have completed at least seven years of teaching at UNCG. The BOG Award is the highest post-secondary award in the state and carries the expectation that applicants will be exceptional teachers who have extended their pedagogical activities beyond the classroom. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, mentorship and educational service) that has resulted in the advancement of the profession. The Board of Governors presents one faculty member from each UNC school with this award every year. The award brings statewide recognition.

Mary Settle Sharp Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (for Tenured Faculty) is open to tenured faculty members who have completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, and mentorship) at UNCG.

James Y. Joyner Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (for Untenured, Tenure-Track Faculty) is open to untenured, tenure-track faculty members who have completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction, and mentorship) at UNCG.

Anna Maria Gove Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty) is open to any full-time non-tenure-track faculty member (lecturer, academic professional, clinical faculty, etc.) who has completed at least three years of teaching at UNCG. The award recognizes outstanding teaching (including online or blended instruction) at UNCG.

For questions, contact: Marisa Gonzalez at  (teach_xl@uncg.edu)