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Call for faculty award nominations

Temple Acting President Richard Englert and Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Hai-Lung Dai are now accepting nominations for annual faculty awards honoring the university’s finest teachers, researchers, creative artists and clinicians.

Below is a guide to the most prominent awards for faculty achievement: the Great Teachers Award, the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Provost’s Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education, the Eberman Faculty Research Award, the Temple University Faculty Research Award and the Faculty Award for Creative Achievement.

All of the awards will be presented at a faculty awards luncheon in April 2013.

Information on the Great Teacher, Lindback and Research and Creative Achievement awards — including guidelines and instructions for submitting nominations, as well as information about awards to support ongoing or future faculty research projects — is available on the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs' web site. Information and application instructions for the Innovative Teaching in General Education Award are available at the General Education web site.

  • Great Teachers Award. Three faculty members will be recognized for their contributions to teaching, each receiving a $15,000 stipend, a commemorative sculpture and the honor of having his or her name engraved on the wall of the Founder's Garden on Main Campus. All full-time faculty members are eligible. Each department may nominate one of its members. Petitions by students and alumni may be made directly to the awards committee. Previous candidates not selected for a GTA may be re-nominated; no faculty member may receive the GTA more than once. Deadline for nomination packets: January 7, 2013.
  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. Six faculty members will be recognized for teaching excellence and originality, each receiving a $4,000 stipend and framed certificate. All full-time faculty members are eligible. Each school or college is eligible to nominate one of its members. Petitions by students and alumni may be made directly to the awards committee. Previous candidates not selected for a Lindback award may be re-nominated; no faculty member may receive a Lindback more than once. Deadline for nomination packets: January 7, 2013. 
  • Provost's Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education. In 2012-2013, two faculty members will be recognized for excellence in GenEd course development and teaching. Each award winner receives a $6,000 stipend. All full-time faculty members are eligible. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Candidates not selected for the award may nominate or be nominated in subsequent years. No faculty member may receive this award more than once in a five-year period. Deadline for nomination packets: January 17, 2013. 
  • Research and creative achievement awards. The Paul W. Eberman Faculty Research Award, the Temple University Faculty Research Award and the Faculty Award for Creative Achievement will be awarded to three different faculty members. Each award winner receives a $5,000 stipend and a framed certificate. All full-time faculty members are eligible. Each school or college may nominate one of its members; no more than one research or creative achievement award will be made to a given school or college in a given year. A University Research and Creative Achievement Awards Committee (including six faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate and the Office of the Provost) has final authority on award recipients. Deadline for nomination packets: January 7, 2013.