Two Dozen Faculty Earn Teaching Awards

(UNC photo by Jon Gardiner ’98)

Twenty-four faculty members and teaching assistants have been named winners of Carolina’s 2019 University Teaching Awards. The University Committee on Teaching Awards, which oversees the selection process, encouraged students to nominate faculty and graduate teaching assistants for the awards. The committee specifically sought nominations with examples that display the nominees’ care for students, mentorship or effective use of classroom methods.

This year’s winners are:

Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching (nominee)

Distinguished Teaching Awards for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Carlyle Sitterson Award for Teaching First-Year Students

Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement

William C. Friday/Class of 1986 Award for Excellence in Teaching

Johnston Teaching Excellence Awards

Chapman Family Teaching Awards

Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

The recipients will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Syracuse on Feb. 26. The awards banquet will be held April 8.


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