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University Distinguished Teaching Awards

The Distinguished Teaching Award, established in 1987, is presented annually to outstanding full-time faculty members in recognition that one of NYU's primary institutional priorities, along with research, is exceptional teaching inside and outside of the classroom setting.

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The Distinguished Teaching Award highlights New York University's commitment to teaching excellence and is given annually to selected outstanding members of the faculty. Recipients are presented with a medal and a monetary award.

Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to submit nominations. Past recipients of the award may not be renominated.


Nominations by students, faculty, and alumni to the School Representatives are due November 20, 2015.

Final Nominations forwarded by School Representatives to the All-University Selection Committee are due January 29, 2016.

School Representatives should send an electronic copy of the nominating materials by the final nomination deadline to

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2015-2016 Award Winners

2015-2016 Award Winners

2015-2016 Distinguished Teaching Award Winners: President Andrew Hamilton, Marianne Petit, Analia Veitz-Keenan, Provost David W. McLaughlin (top row)Robert Hawkins, Gigliana Melzi, Bruce Grant (bottom row).
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