Nominations Being Accepted for Exemplary Teaching Award
The United Methodist Church Division of Higher Education has invited Nebraska Wesleyan to continue our participation in the Exemplary Teacher Award program.
This award includes a certificate from the Board, a stipend of $500, and recognition by the Nebraska Wesleyan campus community.
Faculty are strongly encouraged to submit a nomination for a faculty colleague. Nominees are typically full-time faculty but long-term part-time faculty may be considered. Please reflect carefully upon whom you believe best fulfills the selection criteria. Then, prepare a letter of nomination citing evidence of the individual’s performance as a teacher and as a member of both the academic and larger communities. You are invited to include support materials, such as syllabi, publications, etc. if you wish, but it is not necessary. Deadline for submitting nominations is September 18.
The criteria include: excellence in teaching, civility and concern for students and colleagues, commitment to value-centered education, and service to students, the institution, the community, or church.
Previous recipients include: Patrick Hayden-Roy (1994), Boyd Bacon (1995), Ruth Stephenson (1996), Dale Benham (1997), Bill Wehrbein (1998), Sandra McBride (1999), Rachel Pokora (2000), Loretta Fairchild (2001), Rita Lester (2002), Sarah Kelen (2003), Karla Jensen (2004), Richard Jones (2005), Patricia Hawk (2006), Jerry Bockoven (2007), Elaine Kruse (2008), Scott Stanfield (2009), Meghan Winchell (2010), Jennifer Lorenzen (2011), and Kristin Pfabe (2012). For questions,contact the Academic Affairs Office at x2110.
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational opportunities to all qualified persons in all areas of university operation, including education and decisions regarding faculty appointment, promotion or tenure, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, creed, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin or sexual orientation.