This Award recognizes and honors faculty for outstanding achievement in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate student levels.

An award plaque and honorarium of $1,000 is presented at the Chancellor's State of the University Address in the Fall semester.

Nominees must be tenured, full-time, faculty with seven or more years of teaching service at UMSL.

Nominees must show evidence consistent with the priorities and goals outlined in the UMSL Strategic Plan, demonstrating:

Submission of Materials and Format:
All nominations must include the following materials:

Winning nominations will become public information and shared with the campus community. Candidates and nominators demonstrate their agreement to allow the packets to become public through the submission process. (The letters of support, individual course evaluations and the candidate's C.V. are exempt from this public disclosure.)

Nomination Procedure:
The Senate Faculty Teaching and Service Awards Committee receives and reviews all nominations and presents its recommendation to the chancellor for final approval. The Committee requires submission through electronic format. These nominations should be a single file in MS Word or pdf format, and should be emailed to the Senate office (senate@umsl.edu) no later than 5 pm on the deadline.

Deadline for Submission:
March 24, 2017 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submission of nomination and completed materials packet.


Rubric for Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Previous Award Winners:

2015-2016 Frank Grady, Professor, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences

2014-2015 Sanjiv Bhatia, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences

2013-2014 Michael W. Bahr, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Research and Evaluation, College of Education

2012-2013 Edward S. Bennett, Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, College of Optometry

2011-2012  J. Frederick Fausz, Associate Professor, History, College of Arts and Sciences

2008 - 2009 Bernard J. Feldman, Professor of Physics and Associate Dean, UMSL/Wash. U. Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program

2007 - 2008 Stephen R. Moehrle, Associate Professor, Accounting

2006 - 2007 Jean-Germain Gros, Associate Professor, Political Science

2005 - 2006 Anne E. Winkler, Professor, Economics and Public Policy Administration

2004 - 2005 Edward Lawrence, Professor, Finance

2003 - 2004 Sally Barr Ebest, Associate Professor, English

2002 - 2003 David Robertson, Professor, Political Science

2001 - 2002 Margaret Sherraden, Associate Professor, Social Work

2000 - 2001 Richard Pacelle, Associate Professor, Political Science

1999 - 2000 Susan Feigenbaum, Professor, Economics

1998 - 1999 Arthur Shaffer, Professor, History

1997 - 1998 Rudolph Winter, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

1996 - 1997 Steven Hause, Professor, History

1995 - 1996 Carol Kohfeld, Professor, Political Science

1994 - 1996 Richard Rosenfeld, Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

1993 - 1994 Lloyd Richardson, Professor, Education Leadership and Policy Studies

1992 - 1993 Patricia Jakubowski, Professor, Counseling and Family Therapy

1991 - 1992 J. Martin Rochester, Professor, Political Science

1990 - 1991 Robert Sorenson, Professor, Economics

1989 - 1990 Yael Even, Associate Professor, Art and Art History

1988 - 1989 Laurence Madeo, Lecturer, Management Science and Information Systems