Excellence in Teaching
A call goes out to the University Community for nominations. A committee
chaired by Alumni Affairs and including LTD representation evaluates
the nominations. The successful candidate is announced at the May Convocation.
The award winner has a photo unveiled after the annual faculty BBQ.
The photo is on the wall in the entrance foyer of the Edmund Casey building.
Union Excellence in Teaching
Awarded by Students Union each year.
Available for full time faculty. Up to two are awarded each year. A
call goes out to the University Community for nominations. Awards are
made for special merit in teaching or research. There is an emphasis
on the previous year although an entire career is considered by the
awards committee. The committee is chaired by Assistant Vice President
(Research and Faculty Development) and membership includes faculty representatives
on Board of Governors and a student representative. The award winners
(if any) are announced at the May Convocation. The total cash value
of all awards has a ceiling of $3000. Awards are for one year only and
they are added to the PDA of the award winner (18.028, 1999-2003 Collective
1.) The McCain Award gives release from a full course. It is administered
through the Office of the Academic Vice President. Criteria change from
time to time. In 2002-2003 the award was given to an applicant who was
recommended for funding by a SSHRC committees but not actually funded
(because the SSHRC budget was not large enough). Watch out for Calls
2.) 3ch Course Releases. Criteria for these releases are described in
the 1999 - 2003 Collective Agreement (See 17.08). Calls for Applications
are made in the November competition. A second call is made in May if
the releases have not been allocated.
Check the Research pages of the Faculty Development web-site for information
about internal research awards and awards for conference travel. Calls
are made twice a year.
Check the LTD web-site for information about LTD awards.