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Hollon Family Award for Teaching Excellence in Off

Purpose:  To recognize teaching excellence in off-campus programs. These programs include adult non-credit classes, conferences and institutes, correspondence study courses, and off-campus credit courses.

Eligibility:  All faculty or academic professionals who teach in the off-campus programs listed above are eligible.  Packets will be screened by the Faculty Development Committee to ensure that nominees meet the qualifications.  Past winners of other awards are eligible.  The committee discourages nominations of previous Hollon award winners.

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 (the greatest number), with class enrollments.

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

  • A nomination letter explaining why the nominee should receive the Hollon award, including a description of the nominee's off-campus activities.

  • Three supporting letters from individuals who have first-hand knowledge of the nominee's teaching abilities.

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 Hollon Award winners

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