Call for Nominations - due March 15, 2021
The Michèle Dominy Award for Teaching Excellence honors outstanding teachers who exemplify Bard College’s commitment to distinction in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education. The annual award recognizes demonstrated intellectually rigorous and challenging teaching, creativity in course design and the application of innovative teaching concepts and methods, and energetic engagement within and outside of the classroom.
All full-time, tenured members of the faculty with at least five years of service are eligible for the annual award. Nominations are invited from students, faculty, and alumni. The selection is made by the president upon the recommendation of the dean of the college, the faculty fellows of the Center for Faculty and Curricular Development, and the prior recipient. The recipient receives an award of $2500, which is announced at the final faculty meeting of the year.
Nominations by students, alumni/ae, and faculty for the 2021 awards will be accepted through March 15, 2021. The nomination information form can be found below. Please contact the Office of the Dean of the College at email@example.com with any questions.
The Michèle Dominy Award for Teaching Excellence was established in 2015 by the faculty and administration of the College to honor Professor Dominy’s fourteen years of service as dean of the college. Past winners include: Matthew Deady (2016), Laura Battle (2017), Yuka Suzuki (2018), Christian Crouch (2019), and Eric Trudel (2020).
Center for Faculty and Curricular Development
Supporting the professional development and pedagogical initiatives of the Bard College faculty, The Center for Faculty and Curricular Development (CFCD) offers programs and support for faculty at all stages in their teaching and professional development. Regular programming includes Lightning Lunches (noon discussions in the faculty dining room), a series of events designed specifically for new and junior faculty, publishing panels, open classrooms, teaching roundtables, and summer workshops. Ongoing projects include peer observation of teaching, one-on-one consultations on syllabus and assignment design, and mentoring. Visit our newsroom for upcoming programs and more.
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