Faculty may self-nominate or be nominated by students, alumni, or colleagues.
The nominee shall be a full-time faculty member for all of the year in which the award is given, and will not be on official leave for any of this period.
The primary responsibility of the nominee, demonstrated by the teaching assignments of the nominee, shall be teaching RIT students. Primary responsibility is defined as at least three courses in the year of evaluation, as principal instructor in formal RIT courses (classroom, lab, studio, online).
Faculty with administrative titles shall not be eligible for this award.
The candidate shall not have been a recipient of the award in the preceding three years.
The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2023-2024 Innovative Teaching Award.
Nominations will be accepted from students, faculty, and staff, and nominees may self-nominate. If you would like to nominate a faculty member, please complete and submit a nomination form no later than Monday, December 18, 2023.
If a nomination meets the eligibility requirements, the nominee will be asked to make themselves available for an interview with the review committee and the Center for Teaching and Learning staff.
Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 PM, Monday, December 18, 2023.
The review committee assesses nominees to determine if they meet eligibility requirements, then individually and collectively ranks each candidate on how strongly they meet the stated criteria. After careful deliberation, one recipient is selected from the pool. The review committee provides its recommendation to the Provost.