J.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching Award

Award Description

This annual award, named for UNT alumnus Joe Houston Shelton, recognizes annually a full-time faculty member (including lecturers) for a record of outstanding teaching at the University of North Texas for at least a five (5) year period.  The recipient of this honor will receive a $1,500 award to be presented at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony.

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 (3) or more tenured/tenure-track faculty members.  Previous recipients of these awards are not eligible for nomination for five (5) years following receipt of the award.

Deadline

All completed nomination packets must be received by Faculty Senate by November 6, 2020.

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

Award Recipients

YEAR FACULTY MEMBER DEPARTMENT

2019-2020

Sheri Broyles

Mayborn School of Journalism

2018-2019

Raina Joines

English

2017-2018

Michael Greig

Political Science

2016-2017

Kimi King

Political Science

2015-2016

Andrew Torget

History

2014-2015

Wendy Watson

Political Science

2013-2014

Jacqueline Vanhoutte

English

2012-2013

Robert Upchurch

English

2011-2012

Carol Wickstrom

Teacher Education and Administration

2010-2011

Nicole Smith

English

2009-2010

Harry Ellis

Economics

2008-2009

Laura Stern

History

2007-2008

Karen Weiller-Abels

Kinesiology/Health/Recreation

2006-2007

Michael McPherson

Economics

2005-2006

Margie Tieslau

Economics

2004-2005

Samuel Matteson

Physics

2003-2004

Jeanne Tunks

Teacher Education and Administration