BOARD OF REGENTS TEACHING AWARD COMMITTEE

[ MEMBERSHIP 2017-18 ]

AMMON COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Paloma Lapuerta (Modern Languages) 18

A. Fiona Pearson (Sociology) 19

Paul Petterson (Political Science) 19

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Joseph Farhat (Finance) 19

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Catherine Kurkjian (Literacy, Elementary, and Early Childhood Education) 18

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Kathy Martin-Troy (Biomolecular Sciences) 18

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In accordance with the guidelines and deadlines set forth by the Board of Regents, the committee shall solicit nominations from the CCSU community, collect materials in support of nominees, and select the candidate to receive the award. The award competition is open to tenured or tenure-track Assistant and Associate Professors who have distinguished themselves as outstanding teachers for at least five years and have at least a two-year record of promoting instructional improvements for their programs or departments. The committee will also select the candidate to receive the Board of Regents Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.

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Membership

Six faculty at rank of professor with at least one representative from each school of the University.

Elections
Members shall be elected each spring by the full-time faculty for staggered two-year terms. If a school has no continuing members of the committee, then the candidate from that school who has the highest vote total will be elected to the committee. The winners of the remaining positions (if there are any) will be the candidates with the highest vote totals, after the school-specific winners have been removed from the pool.

Organization

The committee shall organize itself annually in September, and shall elect a chairperson.

Functions And Responsibilities

In accordance with the guidelines and deadlines set forth by the Board of Regents, the committee shall solicit nominations from the CCSU community, collect materials in support of nominees, and select the candidate to receive the award. The award competition is open to tenured or tenure-track Assistant and Associate Professors who have distinguished themselves as outstanding teachers for at least five years and have at least a two-year record of promoting instructional improvements for their programs or departments.

The committee will also select the candidate to receive the Board of Regents Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.

Special Provision for Spring 2015 election

In the Spring 2015 election, the top three candidates will be elected to a two-year term, and the fourth place candidate will be elected to a one-year term.

Approved by the Faculty Senate: May 5, 2014