Excellence in Teaching Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 9

Faculty: 9

Correct as of: September 2018


Purpose. Selects the recipient for a $5,000 monetary award for Excellence in Teaching.

Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations and designates the Chair; three-year terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year.


Note: Past Winners of this award can be found here.

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2021

Mary Swarthout, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2021

Charles Capps, Business Administration
Mary Swarthout, Science and Engineering Technology
Julie Hall, Humanities and Social Sciences
Alma Contreras-Vanegas, Education

Terms expire August 31, 2019

Juliana Lilly, Business Administration
Yvonne Garza, Education

Terms expire August 31, 2020

Ashley Crane, Newton Gresham Library
Stephen Nkansah-Amankra, Health Sciences
Barbara Kaminska, Fine Arts and Mass Communication


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Heather Adams
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: heatheradams@shsu.edu