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Nomination and Selection Process

Faculty members are nominated for a University Teaching Award by the deans of the schools or colleges in which they have their principal appointments. The nominations are reviewed by the University Teaching Awards Selection Committee, which is chaired by the Provost and made up of senior faculty members, university administrators, and a student representative. The selection committee submits its recommendations to the President. Appointments are made by the President, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees. The appointments are made without regard to the school affiliation of the faculty member.

Current selection committee members may review the nominations on this secure siteNetID login is required.

Nomination materials should include a single PDF file of the following:

Please submit a single PDF file of all required materials to teachingawards@northwestern.eduFor further details on these requirements, please refer to the List of Required Nomination Materials.

Nominations for the 2017 University Teaching Awards are now closed.


The University Teaching Awards are administered by the Office of the Provost. For questions please contact

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