Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award

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, Department Head, Faculty, Graduate Program Coordinators and must be submitted as a PDF to rubina.chowdhury@uni.edu.
  • Graduate College informs nominees of selection and requests materials.


  • Friday, November 5, 2021: Nominations due to Graduate College by 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 7, 2022: Nominee’s submission of digital materials due by 4:30 p.m.