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Ned Fleming Trust Award

We are now accepting nominations for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.

The Ned N. Fleming Trust Award was established by a bequest from the late businessman, Ned Fleming, of Topeka in 1990. The award includes a one-time stipend of $5,000, less applicable taxes. The recipient will be announced and honored at the Center for Teaching Excellence Teaching Summit.

All full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who have not previously received a Chancellor’s distinguished teaching award are eligible for nomination

Nominations were due by Friday, May 6, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Submit all materials online hereThe chair and dean endorsements may be submitted separately from the nomination materials online. Complete Eligibility and Nomination Procedures can be found here.

Paulyn Cartwright has been announced as the recipient of the 2022-2023 Ned Fleming Trust Award!

Past Recipients
  • 2022, Paulyn Cartwright, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • 2021, Kyle Velte, Law
  • 2020, Michael Bauer, Music
  • 2019, Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
  • 2018, Mark Mort, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • 2017, Evanglia Chrysikou, Psychology
  • 2017, Ward Lyles, Urban Planning
  • 2016, Giselle Anatol, English
  • 2015, Jeffrey Hall, Communication Studies
  • 2014, Jonathan Lamb, English
  • 2013, Cynthia Colwell, Music
  • 2012, Dave Tell, Communication Studies
  • 2011, Stephen Ilardi, Psychology
  • 2010, Andrea Wertzberger, Design
  • 2009, Joseph O' Brien, Curriculum and Teaching


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