Westhafer Excellence in Teaching Award

CONTACT INFORMATION

For the person completing this report.

Kimberly Altamirano

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD

Official Name of the Board

Westhafer Excellence in Teaching Award

Effective date of establishment

05/2001

Authorized by

Provost

Board Reports To (if applicable)

Provost

Scope of Impact

System

Type of Board

Ad Hoc

Purpose

The purpose of the Westhafer Award Committee (WAC) is to obtain nominations from faculty and staff, screen nominees, and select winner of this award—for either teaching, research, or creative scholarship.

Authority

obtain nominations from faculty and staff, screen nominees, and select winner of this award

MEMBERSHIP

What is the process for selecting a chair?

The committee selects the chair.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Name

Martha Desmond

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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Name

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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

Combination

Position appointment description

Members are nominated by the dean of each college and appointed by the provost.

Is membership representative?

Yes

Please describe how the membership is representative.

College Representative

What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Members are nominated by the dean of each college and appointed by the provost.

What are the terms of appointment?

Members serve three-year staggered terms.

Are terms staggered?

Yes

Are members subject to reappointment?

No

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Letters are sent to the Dean of the college where vacancy lies and the dean nominates a representative.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Martha Desmond Professor Voting Member
William Quintana Dept. Head Voting Member
Sue Forster-Cox Professer Voting Member
Robert Steiner Professor Voting Member
Hongmei Lou Assc. Professor Voting Member
Azadeh Osanloo Assc. Professor Voting Member
Neil Harvey Dept. Head Voting Member
MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Provost Office

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

none

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?

Yes

List of Meeting Dates

N/A

Major Accomplishments

Selection of Westhafer recipient.


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