Call for 2021 Kemper Award Nominations, Submit by Feb. 8

FacultyThe Office of the President invites nominations for the 2021 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation, recognizes faculty members who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Up to four Kemper Awards will be presented:  two for full-time faculty members on the main campus who will each receive a $10,000 award, and two adjunct faculty members (all campuses and online) who will each receive a $5,000 award.

To nominate a faculty member, please write a brief paragraph stating why you think he/she is an outstanding teacher. Nominees will be asked to provide background information on their teaching experiences as well as a statement articulating their philosophy of education. For the adjunct faculty award, preference will be given to professional practitioners who have taught for more than three years.

A committee will be appointed to review nominations and materials and recommend the four recipients. Announcement of the 2021 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching will be made at the end of the academic year at an appropriate ceremony.

How to Submit Nominations

  • Nominators may nominate one full-time and/or one part-time faculty member.
  • Nominations are due to the Office of the President by Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.
  • Nominations may be sent to (please use “Kemper Award” in the subject line).

Thank you for your support in recognizing outstanding teaching excellence.

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