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Bob & Kathie Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award

We are no longer accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.

We are pleased to solicit nominations for the new Bob and Kathie Taylor Teaching Excellence Award. This award was newly established last year, made possible through a generous donation by Bob and Kathie Taylor. The award carries a stipend of $4,000, less applicable taxes, and is presented annually to a longstanding KU lecturer or other non-tenure track faculty or academic staff member whose career exemplifies best the commitment of the university to outstanding teaching and the long-term success of students. The recipient will be announced and honored at the Center for Teaching Excellence Teaching Summit on August 22, 2019. Nominations are invited from students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University.  

All non-tenure track faculty or academic staff with substantial teaching responsibilities are eligible for this award. 

Nominations were due by Friday, May 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Submit all materials online hereThe chair or dean endorsement (if applicable) may be submitted separately from the nomination materials either online or in hard copy. Complete Eligibility and Nomination Procedures can be found here. (pdf) (word)

Kerry Benson and Brendan Mattingly have been named the 2019-2020 recipients of the Bob & Kathie Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award

Past Recipients
  • 2018, Anne Patterson, Architecture
  • 2018, Pamela Keller, Law
  • 2018, Susan Marshall, Psychology


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