Distinguished Teacher Award Guidelines - Fall 2019

Due date for nominations is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

Submit nominations via the link at the bottom of the page

James Madison University prides itself on the accomplishments and commitment of its faculty.  Each year, in recognition of superlative achievement in teaching, the College of Health and Behavioral Studies identifies one faculty member within the college as the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award.

Minimal Criteria

Nominees must:

Additional Criteria

Data Sources


Each academic unit may nominate one or more faculty members for the award.  Submit the information online by clicking the “Submit a Nomination” link below, completing the form, and attaching copies of the documents required for the award nomination.  The documents will be forwarded to the chair of the Faculty Development Committee. The due date for all documents is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

In the event a candidate is on the Faculty Development Committee, he or she will be recused from evaluating the teaching award nominees.

Submission of the Nomination

Click on the “Submit a Nomination” link at the bottom of the page to submit a nomination.  Nominations should be submitted by the AUH or the AUPAC chair (or his/her designee). All required information should be gathered before the online submission process begins. Please have the following documents ready to submit to the web page: 


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The recipient of the College’s Distinguished Teacher Award will receive a $1,500 honorarium and will be recognized at a University and College meeting in the spring.