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Faculty Awards

The James E. and Frances W. Bent Award

Purpose
Honoring a full-time University of Hartford faculty member for scholarly and/or artistic creativity.

Number of Awards
One

Amount of Award
$1,600

Deadline
Late January (see website for details)

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)
facsenate@hartford.edu

Donald W. Davis All-University Curriculum Award

Purpose
Honoring a faculty member who is an effective interdisciplinary teacher and scholar; has contributed to the AUC program as a whole, for example, through course development; and is an advocate for interdisciplinary education.

Number of Awards
One

Amount of Award

$1,000

Deadline
Early march

Further Information and Application
AUC Office, CC 201

Innovations in Teaching and Learning Awards

Purpose
Awards recognize innovative assignments and activities, in or out of the classroom, that positively impact student learning. Faculty who team-teach courses may apply as a team.

Eligibility
Any full-time faculty member from any school or college regardless of rank or tenure status

Number of Awards
Up to five

Amount of Award
$500 in faculty development funds

The Roy E. Larsen Award

Purpose
Honoring a full-time University of Hartford faculty member for excellence in teaching and contributions to University life.

Number of Awards
One

Amount of Award
$5,000

Deadline
Late January (see website for details)

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)
facsenate@hartford.edu

Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence
in Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty

Purpose
Named for Gordon Clark Ramsey, who served as secretary to the Faculty Senate for 18 years and was an adjunct instructor in English, history, RLC (Rhetoric, Language, and Culture) and the All-University Curriculum, this award honors the work of dedicated adjuncts who have taught and/or teach at the University of Hartford. An award may be given for either of the following:

  • Proposed scholarly or creative project related to classroom teaching

  • Prior sustained scholarly or creative work related to classroom teaching over several years

Eligibility
Open to any adjunct or part-time faculty member as defined in the Faculty Senate Bylaws (i.e., one hired under an F3, G3, or F4 contract who has taught or is teaching at the University of Hartford for at least two semesters).

Number of Awards
Three

Amount of Award
$250

Deadline
Spring (see website for details)

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)
facsenate@hartford.edu

The Belle K. Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize

Purpose
Established through a generous gift from Belle K. Ribicoff, a longtime supporter and life regent of the University, this prize recognizes an outstanding junior faculty member-a professor who is in a tenure-track position but is not yet tenured.

Eligibility
Faculty from any discipline may be chosen for the Junior Faculty Prize. To be eligible, faculty members must be in a tenure-track position but not yet tenured.

Number of Awards
Up to five

Amount of Award
$10,000

Deadline
Late March

Further Information and Application
Polly Kallen, Office of the Provost (CC 333 or kallen@hartford.edu)

The Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Award

Purpose
Honoring a full-time University of Hartford faculty member for sustained service to the University of Hartford.

Number of Awards
One

Amount of Award
$1,600

Deadline
Late January (see website for details)

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)
facsenate@hartford.edu

Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award
for Part-Time Faculty

Purpose
To recognize outstanding contributions to teaching and learning by part-time faculty members.

Eligibility
Any part-time faculty member who has taught at least 30 credits at the University of Hartford

Number of Awards
Up to five

Amount of Award
$500

Deadline

Late September (see website for details)

Further Information and Application
Assistant Provost and Dean of Faculty Development 860.768.4504
http://ned.hartford.edu/forms/forms.htm