UConn-AAUP Update: December 1, 2022

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2023 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in a single pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at BarbaraK@uconnaaup.org.  Special consideration will be given to those members who have addressed issues related to social justice or have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The UConn-AAUP encourages updated submissions for applicants nominated within the last three years 2020, 2021, and 2022.

The deadline for submitting nominations to the UConn-AAUP office is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2023.  All nominees must be dues-paying members of the UConn-AAUP.  For further details, please visit our website www.uconnaaup.org.

Request for Department Performance Review Document

UConn-AAUP would like to assist departments in the development of their Performance Review Documents. We are providing space on our website for samples of documents that have been approved by department committees. If your department committee has approved your document and you would like to share it, please forward to Barbara Kratochvil at BarbaraK@uconnaaup.org.

Social Gathering in West Hartford

UConn-AAUP invites all to a Social Gathering on Wednesday, December 7th from 5 – 7 pm at the New Park Brewery, 485 New Park Ave, West Hartford.

Members needed for Representative Assembly

The following departments need representation at the Rep’s Assembly, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 12:30 pm via ZOOM:

  • Accounting, Anthropology, Chem & Biomolecular Engr, Computer Science & Engr, Ecology & Evol Biology, Extension, Finance, History, Journalism, Marketing, Materials Science & Engr, Materials Science Institute, Mathematics, Molecular & Cell Biology, Pathobiology, Pharm Science, Psychology, Physiology & Neuro, Plant Science & Landscape, Public Policy, Avery Point Adjunct, Hartford Adjunct, Waterbury Adjunct, Waterbury Full Time, Institute Seat.

 

In Solidarity:

Jeffrey Ogbar, President

Jean McCarthy, Executive Vice President

Michael Bailey, Executive Director

 

UConn-AAUP 2023 EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in a single pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at BarbaraK@uconnaaup.org.  Special consideration will be given to those members who have addressed issues related to social justice or have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The UConn-AAUP encourages updated submissions for applicants nominated within the last three years 2020, 2021, and 2022.

The deadline for submitting nominations to the UConn-AAUP office is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2023.  All nominees must be dues-paying members of the UConn-AAUP.

TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Required Supporting Materials for All Teaching awards:

1)    Two letters of support from UConn faculty members, including at least one with extensive knowledge of the applicant’s teaching.

2)    Two letters of support from current or former UConn students (undergraduate or graduate).

3)    OIR teaching evaluation data for all courses, as relevant.

4)    Curriculum Vitae.

 1. TEACHING EXCELLENCE: EARLY CAREER

Eligibility: Untenured faculty member with 3 to 6 years of service at UConn and no more than 6 years of teaching experience as a faculty member at any institution.

 2.  TEACHING EXCELLENCE: CAREER

Eligibility: Any faculty member with over 6 years teaching experience at UConn. This award recognizes classroom instruction, and advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

3.  TEACHING INNOVATION

Eligibility: Any faculty member. This award recognizes new methods and curricular design

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARDS

 Required Supporting Materials for all Research awards:

1)    Four letters of support from faculty members with extensive knowledge of the applicant’s research, with at least one from UConn.

2)  Curriculum Vitae.

1. EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY: EARLY CAREER

Eligibility: Untenured faculty member with 3 to 6 years of service at UConn and no more than 6 years of research or creativity experience as a faculty member at any institution. This award recognizes outstanding scholarship, which may include journal articles, conference papers, books, exhibitions of creative work, external funding, and other appro­priate criteria as determined by the evaluating committee, with an emphasis on scholarship performed at UConn.

2. EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY: CAREER

Eligibility: Any faculty member with over 6 years of experience at UConn. This award recognizes scholarship with a national and international reputa­tion, outstanding service in promoting scholarship at UConn, and long-term impact on UConn scholarship.

SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Required Supporting Materials for Service Excellence award:

1)      Four letters of support, including at least one from a faculty member with extensive knowledge of the applicant’s UConn service.

2)      Curriculum Vitae.

Eligibility: Open to all UConn-AAUP members.

This award recognizes service performed while maintaining satisfactory performance in other regular assignments (e.g., teaching and scholarly activities) such as:

  1. Professional service that positively impacts the citizens of the State, consistent with UConn’s land-grant mission.
  2. Professional service that contributes to the common good at national and/or international levels.
  3. Leadership in enhancing the visibility of UConn among prospective undergraduate and graduate students, thus improving enrollment and the quality of incoming students.
  4. Contributions promoting significant program excellence and/or improved productivity of students, staff, and faculty.
  5. Leadership in fostering cooperative activities within the University to enhance success in its mission.

 

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