President's Council Teaching Award


Award Description

This award was established to recognize full-time, tenured/ tenure-track faculty member for a record of teaching excellence at the University of North Texas for at least a five-year period.  The $3,000 award is funded by the President’s Council.  The award will be presented at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Dinner and Ceremony in the fall.


Selection Process/Eligibility

Faculty may be nominated for this award by the Personnel Affairs Committee (PAC) of a department, division, school, or college or by any ad-hoc committee of three or more tenured/tenure-track faculty members.  Previous recipients of these awards are not eligible for nomination for five years following receipt of the award.

The selection criteria, requirements and application form can be found at the Faculty Senate website.


Award Recipients

Year Faculty Member Department
2019-2020 Priscilla Ybarra English
2019-2020 Christopher Fuhrmann History
2018-2019 Elizabeth A. Oldmixon Political Science
2018-2019 Shelley A. Riggs Psychology
2017-2018 Bethany Blackstone Political Science
2017-2018 Thorne Anderson Mayborn School of Journalism
2016-2017 Peter Johnstone Criminal Justice
2016-2017 Carol Wickstrom Teacher Education and Administration
2015-2016 Nancy Stockdale History
2015-2016 Gopala Ganesh Marketing and Logistics
2014-2015 Manjula Salimath Management
2014-2015 Ruthanne Thompson Biological Sciences
2013-2014 Nicole Smith English
2013-2014 Derrick D'Souza Management
2012-2013 Casey Barrio Minton Counseling and Higher Education
2012-2013 Janice Hauge Economics
2011-2012 Neal Brand Mathematics
2011-2012 Dee Ray Counseling and Higher Education
2010-2011 Donna Ledgerwood Management
2010-2011 Fang-Ling Lu Speech and Hearing Sciences
2009-2010 Margie Tieslau Economics
2009-2010 Haj Ross Linguistics and Technical Communication
2008-2009 Pam Harrell Teacher Education and Administration
2008-2009 Robin Henson Educational Psychology
2007-2008 Yvonne Chandler Library Science and Information
2007-2008 Bert Hayslip Jr. Psychology
2006-2007 Sue Bratton Counseling and Higher Education
2006-2007 Richard Tas Hospitality Management
2005-2006 Duncan Weathers Physics
2005-2006 Joseph Klein Music
2004-2005 Linda Di Fiore Music
2004-2005 Jennifer Way Art History