Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination

The University-wide Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes members of Northeastern’s full-time faculty who have demonstrated a pattern of sustained excellence in teaching.

To be eligible for consideration for the spring 2015 award, a nominee must have held a full-time, non-visiting faculty appointment and taught at least one course during the calendar year 2014.

This form allows Northeastern students, alumni and faculty members to nominate a current Northeastern faculty member for the University’s Excellence in Teaching award. The award will be presented at the University-wide Honors Convocation on April 23, 2015.

The nomination period for for this year’s award will close on January 23, 2015.

In the form you will be asked for a 150-250 word letter of support. You may either prepare your letter in a word processing program and then paste it into the text box, or type directly into the text box. When preparing the letter of support, please consider the selection criteria that will be used by the committee to evaluate nominees:

  1. Quality of course content
  2. Effectiveness of preparation
  3. Motivation of students, both inside and outside the classroom
  4. Development of new courses
  5. Development of new teaching methods, inside or outside the classroom

If you have any questions, feel free to email Mary Loeffelholz at m.loeffelholz@neu.edu