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The 2018 College of Arts & Sciences Godfrey Excellence in Teaching Awards
 
The College of Arts and Sciences Godfrey Award for Excellence in Teaching was created to allow students to recognize faculty who go above and beyond.  The award is endowed in honor of Bill Godfrey, who retired in 2017 after 52 years of service. 
 
Recipients must demonstrate a warm spirit, a concern for society and the individual, and the ability to impart knowledge while challenging students to independent inquiry and creative thought. He or she must also show a respect for and understanding of the permanent values of our university culture.  The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes not only excellence of classroom teaching, but also a dedication to the mentorship of students.   
 
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to nominate the candidates for these awards. We hope you'll take this opportunity to recognize a member of our faculty who has made an impact on you.

Each year, up to five (5) awards will be given, one in each of the following areas:
  • Fine Arts (Art; Dance; Music; Theatre Arts)
  • Humanities (Africana Studies; Asian and Asian American Studies; Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies; English; European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Hispanic Languages and Literature; History; Philosophy; Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Writing and Rhetoric)
  • Life Sciences (Biology; Biochemistry and Cell Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Genetics; Neurobiology and Behavior; Pharmacology)
  • Physical Sciences (Chemistry; Geosciences; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy)
  • Social Sciences (Anthropology; Economics; Linguistics; Political Sciences; Psychology; Sociology)
The nomination and selection process is done solely by students. The deadline for submission is March 25, 2018. 
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2017 teaching award recipients
Recipients of the 2017 Godfrey Excellence in Teaching Awards.
 
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