Faculty Teaching Awards

Professor Smader LavieUVA honors excellent teaching through several awards, fellowships, and grants. Some of the awards are administered by the Provost’s Office, other awards by the Center for Teaching Excellence.

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost issues a call for nominations each fall. The selection committee considers nominees for all Open Awards across 9 separate categories for which they are eligible.

The Teaching Awards Committee offers these useful suggestions gathered over years’ experience reading nominations.

Each year, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs administers All-University Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. Departments are invited to nominate one or more candidates for graduate teaching awards. From the pool of nominations, a faculty selection committee chooses fifteen winners each of whom receives a certificate and a $450 award.

Completed nomination dossiers must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Monday, February 6, 2017 to the Provost’s Office (Booker House), ATTN: Elyse Smith (434) 924-3728 es9pk@virginia.edu.