Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

The Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty honors lecturers or adjuncts who demonstrate teaching excellence at RIT.

Eligibility

The candidate must be a non-tenure-track faculty member as defined in E6.0 - Policy on Faculty Rank, and in each of the three consecutive years preceding the nomination has either taught at least one academic course each academic term or taught at least four courses over the span of an academic year.

The candidate cannot be a recipient who received the award in the preceding seven years.

Criteria

To determine teaching excellence, each nomination committee thoroughly investigates and establishes that the candidate has demonstrated excellence in teaching and an ongoing devotion to enhancing classroom teaching and student engagement.

Nomination Process

If you would like to nominate a non-tenure-track faculty member who excels at teaching, please complete and submit a nomination form when the application process opens in spring 2020.

For more information about the nomination process, go to section E12.7 of RIT’s University Policies.

Awards Ceremony

Award recipients will be honored at the Provost’s Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship awards.  

More information about ceremony

Award Recipients

2019-2020
Jessica Salamone, College of Health Sciences and Technology

2018-2019
Aaron Deever, Golisano College of Computing and Information Science

2017-2018
Philip Gelsomino II, Saunders College of Business

2016-2017
Heather L. Smith-Schmitz, National Technical Institute for the Deaf

2015-2016
Yufang Liu, College of Liberal Arts

2014-2015
Joe Williams, College of Liberal Arts

2013-2014
Jonathan Weissman, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

2012-2013
Alan Reddig, College of Art and Design

2011-2012
Tim Landschoot, Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Contact

For more information, contact Sue Provenzano, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, at academicaffairs@rit.edu.