Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

Faculty Excellence Awards

Each year, the office of academic affairs sponsors a celebration to gather faculty and recognize the scope of faculty excellence at Loyola in teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and engaged scholarship. This year's Faculty Excellence Celebration will be included in Loyola's Maryland Day Events. 

Faculty Excellence Awards

Faculty Award for Excellence in Digital Teaching Practice (by school, rotates each year) - Loyola College

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Digital Teaching Practice recognizes a colleague for their innovative use of technology for teaching and learning.

Eligibility: Any current full-time faculty member

Digital Teaching Award Nomination Form

Faculty Award for Excellence in Engaged Scholarship

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Engaged Scholarship recognizes and celebrates a faculty member's extraordinary contributions to Loyola's Students, community partners, and institutional mission through sustained involvement and excellence in one or more types of engaged scholarship (including service-learning).

Eligibility: Any current full-time faculty member.

Excellence in Engaged Scholarship Award Nomination Form

Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching (by school, rotates each year) - School of Education

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching recognizes a colleague for their commitment to outstanding teaching in Loyola's graduate programs.

Eligibility: Any current full-time faculty member.

Graduate Teaching Award Nomination Form

Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring honors one faculty member who has had a profound impact on the life, career, or direction of students at Loyola.

Eligibility: Any current full-time faculty member.

Excellence in Mentoring Award Nomination Form

Faculty Award for Excellence in Transformative Teaching

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Transformative Teaching recognizes a colleague for achievement in an imaginative teaching practice. This might take the form of a curricular revision, a course redesign, an inventive tradition, a new teaching format, an exemplary project, a new immersive experience, or any number of ways a colleague transforms the learning experience.

Eligibility: Any current full-time faculty member.

Transformative Teaching Award Nomination Form

Distinguished Scholar of the Year

The Distinguished Scholar of the Year Award honors a faculty member for outstanding achievement in the area of research and creative activity.

Eligibility: Any tenured faculty member.

Scholar of the Year Nomination Form

Harry W. Rodgers III Distinguished Teacher of the Year

The Harry W. Rodgers III Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award was founded in 1971 to give public recognition to full-time faculty members whose teaching activities demonstrate a high degree of professional excellence.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students nominate faculty for the award.