The Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes teaching excellence by members of the University of Pittsburgh's faculty. Up to five awardees may be chosen annually. Each award consists of a cash prize to the faculty member of $2,000 and a grant of $3,000 to support the faculty member's teaching activities. All awardees are honored publicly.
Teaching is defined broadly and includes all activities that faculty members engage in to facilitate learning by undergraduate, professional, or graduate students: lecturing; clinical teaching; conducting seminars, tutorials, or recitations; etc.
Any faculty member who has served full-time at the University of Pittsburgh for at least five years is eligible, provided that he or she has been active as a teacher. Previous winners are not eligible. Refer to the nomination guidelines posted by the Provost for complete details.
Recent Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Awardees
- Sean Garrett-Roe, Chemistry (2017)
- Cindy Skrzycki, English (2017)
- Nancy Pfenning, Statistics (2016)
- Gretchen Bender, History of Art and Architecture (2015)
- Marah Gubar, English (2013)
- Brett Wells, French and Italian Languages and Literatures (2013)
- John Ramirez, Computer Science (2012)
- Graham Hatfull, Biological Sciences (2011)
- Carl Bodenschatz, Statistics (2010)
- Shalini Puri, English (2010)
- Bill Yates, Neuroscience (2010)
- Chuck Kinder, English (2009)
- Marla Ripoll, Economics (2009)
- Jeffrey Brodsky, Biological Sciences (2008)
- William Klein, Psychology (2008)
- Kathleen Blee, Sociology (2007)
- Jeremy Levy, Physics and Astronomy (2007)
- Philip Smith, English (2007)