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Submit your nomination for the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

The nomination process is now open! As a graduate of the UofM, you probably remember very fondly a professor who deserves public recognition for the way he or she has helped you in your education. Nominate your most deserving professor(s) for the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award.

Alumni: click here to submit your nomination.
Students: click here to submit your nomination.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 22. For more information contact Dr. Melinda Jones, Director, Helen Hardin Honors Program, at

More Information About the Award

DTAEvery Spring, the University of Memphis Alumni Association honors four outstanding faculty with the presentation of the Distinguished Teaching Award. Recipients receive individual plaques and awards, and their photographs are displayed in the Administration Building next to the large plaque honoring all those who have previously received the award. The Distinguished Teaching Award is funded and sponsored by the University of Memphis Alumni Association.

Selection Process

The selection process begins with nominations by U of M full-time faculty, students, and alumni. The Distinguished Teaching Award Committee, which includes former award winners, will select a number of nominees for further consideration. The Committee will also request letters of evaluation from each finalist's administrative head. Then the Distinguished Teaching Award Committee will review all pertinent data, including the student evaluations of all courses taught within the past three years, to select the award winners.

To review the DTA Selection guidelines and procedures, click here.


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