Award presentations historically included in The University at 123 celebration, will be presented this year at a separate awards dinner for award recipients and their guests.Presidential Citation
Chancellorís Council Outstanding Teaching Award
Presidentís Associates Teaching Excellence Awards
To be considered for a Presidential Citation, a person must have achieved distinction in his or her field of endeavor and be a person of such integrity, stature, demonstrated ability and renown that the university community will take pride in and be inspired by his or her recognition. In addition, the person must have provided service that has made a profound and positive difference in the achievement of the university's mission.
The Civitatis Award is presented to a faculty member who has shown exemplary campus citizenship throughout a career of service at the university. The award's name derives from the Latin motto that appears on The University of Texas seal - Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis - a terse rendering of the apothegm of Mirabeau B. Lamar... "Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy."
This award recognizes a senior faculty member for a distinguished career in teaching at the undergraduate level. It is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and dedication to teaching excellence. To be considered for the award, an individualís teaching quality needs to have been recognized by awards at the college or departmental levels.
This award was established in 1980 to recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching at The University of Texas at Austin. Awards are based upon nominations received from deans and department chairs in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences. Award recipients are approved by the executive vice president and provost.
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