Purpose: The Cogswell Award for Inspirational Instruction will provide an annual award to an instructor, faculty (tenured or tenure-track), lecturer, or teaching assistant who is recognized for their teaching abilities and inspirational qualities in the classroom.

Award: $4,000 one-time payout to the winner.

Nomination Process: The College of Arts and Sciences will put out a call seeking nominations.  Each nomination packet should include a nomination letter from the chair or director of the relevant unit; letters from two students; and qualitative and quantitative FCQs from the two most recent semesters in which the nominee has taught classes, including comments.  

Selection Process: A faculty committee with representatives from all three A&S divisions will review nominations and select a winner.