Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence Nominations for Teaching Faculty Due September 30

MSUM is participating in the nomination and submission process for the MinnState Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence for Teaching Faculty – Educator of the Year. Per the announcement, these awards acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement of our college and university faculty. Faculty who have served 3 years in the MinnState system are eligible. Anyone at MSUM can nominate a faculty member.

When considering nominating a faculty member, look over the rubric here:  (Requires Star ID and password to have access to the ASA Connect Sharepoint).  The nomination form or letter should address the individual’s excellent performance in the following categories: Standards for Assessment of Student Learning & Performance; Culturally Responsive Teaching and Pedagogy; Innovative Teaching Strategies and Materials; Service to Students, Profession, Institution, and System to Advance Teaching Excellence; and Content Expertise and Professional Growth.

The nomination form is here and is due by 5 p.m. September 30.

A selection committee will review nomination materials and make selections to move forward to President Anne and MinnState based upon the rubric and evidence in the nomination form and/or letter.

If you have any questions, contact Brittney Goodman at

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