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John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

Purpose:  To "reward excellence in classroom teaching at the University of Wyoming."

Eligibility:  All full-time faculty and academic professionals who teach are eligible.  The committee discourages nominations of individuals who have won this award previously.

Nominating Materials:  The nominee's packet should include:

  • A current curriculum vitae.

  • A summary list of the 6 most recently classes taught or classes taught over the last 2 years, including the current semester (which ever is greater in number of classes), with class enrollments.

  • All evaluations for these classes. Please provide an explanation for any courses that do not have evaluations.

  • Two supporting letters from colleagues.

  • Two supporting letters from students.

  • Two supporting letters from former students.

  • If the nominee has been a recipient of the Humphrey award in the past, the nomination should so indicate.

Please send nominations electronically, including all letters and supporting materials, to UW Faculty Affairs at or if unable to send electronically, please deliver to:

Faculty Development Committee
c/o Office of Academic Affairs
Old Main, Room 312
UW Campus 

Previous Ellbogen Award winners

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