Jerry G. Gaff Faculty Award
for Faculty Excellence in General and Liberal Education
The Jerry G. Gaff Award is given annually to those who have demonstrated leadership on their campuses in the area of general and liberal education, to those who have shown evidence of outstanding teaching in general and liberal education courses, and to those who have a record of achievement in curriculum development, innovation or implementation in general and liberal education. The deadline for nominations is April 20, 2017. The award will be presented at the fall annual meeting in Memphis, Tennessee.
The award is named for Jerry Gaff, retired Senior Scholar of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, is a respected advocate for general and liberal education for over thirty years. Gaff, who received a Ph.D. in psychology from Syracuse University, previously served on the faculties of five institutions and was dean of the College of Liberal Arts and acting president of Hamline University. He also served as Vice President of AAC&U and directed their Preparing Future Faculty Program. He has authored numerous books including Toward Faculty Renewal, General Education Today, and New Life for the College Curriculum and co-edited the Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Submit nominations for the 2017 Gaff Award HERE
2016 Larry R. Peterson North Dakota State University 2015 Margaret Oakes Furman University 2014 no award given 2013 Amy Stackhouse Iona College 2012 Norm Jones Utah State University 2011 Joan Hawthorne University of North Dakota 2010 David Gowler Oxford College of Emory University 2009 Margaret Martin Eastern Connecticut State University 2009 Daniel Silvermintz University of Houston, Clear Lake 2008 no award given 2007 no award given 2006 no award given 2005 Edward Katz University of North Carolina at Asheville 2004 no award given 2003 Tony Edmonds Ball State University 2003 John Habel Western Carolina University 2002 Mary Dickerson Broome Community College 2002 Fred Albertson University of Memphis 2002 Gail Schiffer Kennesaw State University
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