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Teaching Awards

Dockweiler and Joyce Awards

The Office of the Provost coordinates two awards for Notre Dame faculty that honor exemplary contributions to undergraduate education.

Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising recognizes three full-time faculty or exempt staff who demonstrate a sustained commitment to undergraduates through outstanding mentoring, academic advising, or career counseling. The award aims to demonstrate the valued role such assistance plays in helping students reach their academic and professional goals.

Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching annually honors up to 20 faculty members who have had a profound influence on the undergraduate learning experience, elevated students’ intellectual engagement, and fostered students’ ability to express themselves effectively within a disciplinary context.

Coordinated by the First Year of Studies

Thomas P. Madden Award
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Thomas P. Madden Award honors that member of the faculty who contributed the most to the teaching of first-year students. Nominations are submitted by first-year students and the First Year of Studies’ advising faculty.

College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award

(All nominations must be received by March 17, 2017)

The College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award was established in 1977 to celebrate 100 years of engineering at Notre Dame. Bestowed on an engineering faculty member who is selected by a committee of fellow faculty and students for excellence in teaching, the award includes a $2,000 honorarium and an engraved plaque.


Others

President’s Dinner Awards

In addition to the Dockweiler and Joyce Awards, the provost’s office administers several of the awards listed below, whose winners are announced in May at the annual President’s Dinner for faculty. Awards are grouped by the campus entity that presents them.

Coordinated by the Office of the Provost

Faculty Award
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Faculty Award singles out that faculty member who, in the opinion of his or her colleagues, has contributed outstanding service to the University of Notre Dame, such as through leadership activities, mentoring faculty colleagues, or exemplary dedication to students.

Presidential Award
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Presidential Award is given to a member of the faculty and/or the administration for distinguished service to the University over an extended period of time. The presentation of a citation and a stipend is made to the recipient.

Coordinated by Notre Dame Research

Research Achievement Award
(Due Monday Feb. 27, 2017)

The Research Achievement Award, incorporated in 2001, honors a distinguished faculty member who has made significant contributions to scholarship in his or her discipline and to the research and graduate education goals of the University.