Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Call for Nominations

2016 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

The Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching annually recognizes a maximum of ten faculty members for their teaching excellence.  Students, faculty, and alumni may nominate faculty; and a committee of students, previous recipients, and alumni chooses the recipients. 

Recipients are recognized with a $3,000 honorarium made possible by gifts from The Ohio State University Alumni Association, University Advancement, and the Office of Academic Affairs.  In addition, the Office of Academic Affairs awards an increase of $1,200 to each recipient’s base salary.  Members are also inducted into the Academy of Teaching:

Full-time, regular Ohio State faculty members on all campuses with the rank of instructor through full professor in the clinical or tenure track who, in the past three years, have taught undergraduate and/or graduate/professional students are eligible for this award.  Previous recipients of this award are not eligible.

To submit a nomination, please fill out the online form at:

Nominations for the 2016 awards will be accepted through September 18, 2015. For further information, please contact Laura Cotton, Office of Academic Affairs, at or at 614-292-5881.