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Hollon Family Award for Online Teaching Excellence

Purpose:  To recognize teaching excellence in online academic courses and programs.

Eligibility:  All faculty or academic professionals who teach online courses are eligible.  Packets will be screened by the Faculty Recognition 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 recent online 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 online 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 Recognition Committee
c/o Office of Academic Affairs
Old Main, Room 312
UW Campus 

Previous Hollon Award winners

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