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Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award

About the Award
The Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Awards recognize faculty for excellent instruction. They memorialize Robert H. and Ruth M. Kroepsch and her parents, Walter C. and Mary L. Maurice. Robert H. Kroepsch served as Registrar and Dean of Administration at UVM from 1946-56. His wife, Ruth, graduated from UVM in 1938 and her father, Walter Maurice, graduated from UVM in 1909. All four of them were teachers.

Areas considered for selection include:

  • Excellence in instruction (including learning experiences outside the traditional classroom)
  • Capacity to animate students and engage them in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding
  • Innovation in teaching methods and/or curriculum development
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity
  • Ability to motivate and challenge students
  • Evidence of excellent advising

Each recipient will receive $1,000.


Congratulations!

The 2013 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients:

Professor: Tina Escaja, Romance Languages & Linguistics
Associate Professor: Katharine Shepherd, Education
Assistant Professor: Allison Kingsley, School of Business Administration
Lecturer: Jenny Wilkinson, Animal Science

The Provost's Office hosted the 2012 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award reception on November 1, 2012 in Waterman Manor. Click here for the photos

The Provost's Office hosted the 2011 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award reception on October 20, 2011 in the Davis Center. Click here for the photos

The President's Office hosted the 2010 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award reception on October 28, 2010 in the Davis Center. Click here for the photos

The 2015 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations Open

Do you know an outstanding professor? The Kroepsch-Maurice Award, with a $1,000 prize for recipients, is a great way to recognize their hard work.

Deadline for nominations: April 18, 2014.

Use this form to submit a nomination. Please give as much detail as possible; incomplete nominations will not be considered.

Your Information

Your name:

Email address:


Nominee Information

Professor's name:


Department:


How do you know him or her? (Give the course name and number if relevant):

What makes this professor exceptional? In a few sentences, explain how he or she meets at least three of the award criteria.

1. Excellence in instruction:

2. Capacity to engage students:

3. Innovation in teaching methods and/or curriculum:

4. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity:

5. Ability to motivate and challenge students:

6. Evidence of excellent advising:

The deadline for nominations is April 18, 2014

     



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Selection Committee:
Joan Rosebush, Math and Engineering, Committee Chair
joan.rosebush@uvm.edu
Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen) Liang, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics
chyi-lyi.liang@uvm.edu
Patricia Mardeusz, Bailey/Howe Library
patricia.mardeusz@uvm.edu
Walter Poleman, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
walter.poleman@uvm.edu
Stephen Dempsey, School of Business Administration
Stephen.Dempsey@uvm.edu
Brenda Solomon, Education and Social Services
brenda.solomon@uvm.edu
Jennifer Sisk, English
jennifer.sisk@uvm.edu
Stuart Whitney, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
stuart.whitney@uvm.edu




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