Excellence in Teaching Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 9*

Faculty: 9*

*Including the Chair and the Chair-Elect

Updated:  February 2022


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

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations.  The committee consists of nine faculty members, including one representative from each of the eight colleges and one representative from the Newton Gresham Library (NGL).  Faculty members will serve three-year rotating terms, with three members rotating off at the end of each fiscal year.

Chair Appointment. The Chair will serve a one-year term ending August 31.

Chair-Elect Appointment.  The Chair-Elect is elected by the committee members and will serve a one-year term ending August 31, serving the following year as Chair.  (Note:  When elected, the Chair-Elect must have at least two years remaining on the committee.)

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


Committee Members

**Name appears more than once

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2022
**William Lutterschmidt, Interim Chair

Term for Chair-Elect expires August 31, 2022
**Nicholas Graves, Chair-Elect

Terms expire August 31, 2022
Magdalena Denham, College of Criminal Justice

Michael Arrington, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Nicholas Graves, College of Arts and Media

Stephen Brown, College of Health Sciences
Kevin Lord, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Anna Miromanova, College of Business Administration

William Lutterschmidt, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Burcu Ates, College of Education
Susan Elkins, Newton Gresham Library


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu