Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

The $30,000 Departmental Award for Excellence in Education

General Information

In order to recognize a departmental campus culture that meaningfully values and advances teaching and learning excellence, The University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence in Education provides a structure for both recognizing teaching excellence and for future teaching and learning improvement efforts. The University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence in Education will be awarded to one (1) academic department at Auburn University. The award will provide:

  • An award of $30,000 to be granted in three yearly installments of $10,000
  • At least 50% of the funds must be allocated toward the support of activities that enhance teaching
    and learning within the department (see description of the three?year development plan below for
    suggestions)
  • The remaining funding can be used at the department’s discretion
  • A public recognition activity where all members of the campus community will be invited to participate
  • Appropriate press releases will be made in the local media

 

Call for Proposals

Important dates and deadlines:

March 9, 2017 4:45 pm
Proposal Submission Deadline
Week of March 20, 2017
Finalists Announced
Week of April 17, 2017
Finalists present to the members of the Teaching Effectiveness Committee
April 24, 2017
Committee makes recommendation to the President

 

Departmental Award for Excellence in Education PDF
 

Application: Departmental Award for Excellence in Education PDF
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Recent Successful Proposal: Geosciences Application 2016

 

Award Recipients

2016: Department of Geosciences
2015: Department of Biosystems Engineering
2014: Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Last modified: February 22, 2017