Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award

We honor our faculty who provides outstanding graduate teaching

The Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award honors outstanding graduate teaching, which includes: commitment to academic excellence; attention to individual student needs, interests, and development; excellent teaching of graduate courses; and service on thesis and dissertation committees. Nominees must be full-time tenured or tenure-track Regular Graduate Faculty members who have been on the UNI faculty for a minimum of three years at the time of nomination. A faculty member may receive the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award only once and may not be nominated for any additional University teaching award in the same academic year.


  • Official nomination letters accepted from Graduate Students, Faculty, and Graduate Program Coordinators and must be submitted as a PDF to gradcollege@uni.edu
  • Graduate Studies informs nominees of selection and requests materials.


  • Friday, November 3, 2023: Nominations due to Graduate Studies by 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 2, 2024: Nominee’s submission of digital materials due by 4:30 p.m.