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University Professorships for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence


The University Professorships for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE) are conferred upon the most distinguished teachers of undergraduates at Texas A&M University. The faculty members selected to receive past awards have exhibited uncommon excellence and devotion to the education of undergraduate students. These professors are not only exceptional classroom teachers, but also are innovators in pedagogy, exploring new teaching methods and seeking engagement with other educators in pursuit of excellence.

2023 GuidelinesNomination Template

Selection Committee Makeup:

The selection committee, assembled by Faculty Affairs, makes recommendations through the Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Associate Provost to the Provost and Executive Vice President. A member of Center for Teaching Excellence serves as a permanent voting member, and the rest of the committee is made up of representatives from 5 randomly selected colleges each year. Colleges are encouraged to invite committee members who exemplify teaching excellence, including, but not limited to, previous winners of this award.