2017 Michèle Dominy Award for Teaching Excellence Nominations due March 15
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 – Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Michèle Dominy Award for Teaching Excellence honors outstanding teachers who exemplify Bard College’s commitment to distinction in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education. The annual award recognizes demonstrated intellectually rigorous and challenging teaching, creativity in course design and the application of innovative teaching concepts and methods, and energetic engagement within and outside of the classroom.
All full-time, tenured members of the faculty with at least five years of service are eligible for the annual award. Nominations are invited from students, faculty, and alumni. The selection is made by the president upon the recommendation of the dean of the college, the faculty director of the Center for Faculty and Curricular Development, and the prior recipient. The recipient receives an award of $2,500, which is announced at the final faculty meeting of the year.
Nominations by students, alumni/ae, and faculty for the 2017 award will be accepted through March 15, 2017. A nomination form is available on the Dean of the College website. Letters of nomination may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Office of the Dean of the College at P. O. Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504.
The Michèle Dominy Award for Teaching Excellence was established in 2015 by the faculty and administration of the College to honor Professor Dominy’s fourteen years of service as dean of the college.