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.
Nominations have closed for the 2021-22 Innovative Teaching with Technology Award. Please check back again next fall for information on the 2022-23 awards process.
The review committee assesses nominations to determine if they meet eligibility requirements, then individually and collectively ranks the application package according to how strongly each candidate meets the stated criteria. After careful deliberation, one recipient is selected from the pool. The review committee provides its recommendation to the Provost.
Recipients of the 2021-2022 award will be honored at the Provost’s Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. where they will be presented with a framed certificate and a $1,000 taxable award.