Nominations Being Accepted for Special Merit Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the John McKendy Memorial Teaching Award, the Excellence in Part-Time Teaching Award, the University Scholarship Award, and the University Service Award.

The standard for these awards is the achievement of excellence in these areas and they generally recognize individuals who make outstanding contributions in the year in which the award will be presented.

  • The John McKendy Memorial Teaching Award recognizes teaching quality and effectiveness.
  • The University Scholarship Award recognizes scholarly work including research, publications, and work of creative or cultural significance.
  • The University Service Award recognizes contributions to the University, the professional field, the union and the community.
  • The Excellence in Part-Time Teaching Award recognizes teaching quality and effectiveness.

Nominations may be made to the Special Merit Awards Committee by students, faculty, alumni, or administrators in the form of a letter to the Vice-President (Academic and Research) that outlines the rationale for the nomination.


Further information on the awards and nomination criteria, please see the documents below.


Letters of nomination are due by Friday, February 15 at the Office of the Vice-President (Academic and Research) in McCain Hall, room 400.


Excellence in Part-Time Teaching

Special Merit Awards