Indiana University established the Trustees Teaching Awards (TTA) to recognize and enhance excellent teaching at Indiana University, especially at the undergraduate level.
The 2019 recipients of the IU Trustees Teaching Award are Scott Desmond, Division of Liberal Arts and Julie Mendez, Mechanical Engineering.
Eligibility & Criteria
Tenured or tenure-track faculty, or full-time lecturers or clinical faculty whose primary duty is teaching, who have demonstrated that they are the best teachers, are eligible. The criteria for the TTA are determined each year by Indiana University, not IUPUC.
The Faculty Annual Review (FAR) timeframe comprises the performance and documentation period for the award. The waiting period for eligibility for the award is two years after receipt of a TTA award, thus a faculty member who receives the award in a given year will not be eligible for the award until two years have passed. Divisions are encouraged to nominate the best candidates for the TTA award, regardless of whether that individual won the award in previous years.
For more detailed information, consult the TTA criteria and nomination procedures.