Chancellor's Award for Faculty Excellence and Innovation

Professor teaching to students in a classroom

Utilizing approaches that promote excellence in teaching, research, and service

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Humboldt professor Matthew Derrick collaborates with small group of students

Creating exceptional learning experiences for students

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Humboldt Professor with students in class

Excellence and Innovation

Photo courtesy of Humboldt State

 

Nominees for the faculty award create exceptional learning experiences for students in CSU Continuing and Extended Education (CEE) programs, utilizing new or different approaches that promote excellence in teaching, research, and service that result in high levels of student achievement and sustainable, impactful practices.


Faculty who have created exceptional learning experiences for students in CEE programs using innovative and/or developed approaches that promote excellence in instruction or curriculum development resulting in high levels of student achievement.

Nominators will complete a nomination available on the Commission on the Extended University (CEU) Sharepoint site - Edward M. McAleer Jr. Excellence and Innovation Awards, to include the following: 

  1. The nomination is the first letter of support. 
  2. The second traditional letter of support to be completed by the campus president or provost. 
  3. The nominator will upload the second traditional letter of support completed by the campus president or provost. 

All steps must be completed prior to final submission. Please ensure you are logged into your Campus CSYOU portal prior to clicking the nomination link

Nominations received by the campus CEE dean’s office by 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017, will be routed via Sharepoint to the committee for selection consideration. Nominations submitted after the Friday, December 15, 2017, deadline will not be routed to the committee for selection consideration.

The awards are designed to be given once per fiscal year. Finalists are confirmed by commissioners at the spring business meeting.

COMMITTEE REVIEW OF NOMINATIONS

The committee formally reviews each nomination, utilizing a rubric. The committee then determines which nominees, if any, to present to the commission for a vote at the spring commission business meeting. 

COMMISSION AND CHANCELLOR APPROVAL

A final summary of the selected nominees, in each category, is shared with commissioners for a vote and approval by the chancellor.

NOTIFICATION AND AWARD

Nominees and nominators are notified regarding award status. 

Questions regarding the application can be made to Commission on the Extended University Staff via email at commission@calstate.edu