Founders Day award nominations due Oct. 26

Do you know of outstanding faculty, staff, students or departments at UND?  Then recognize their important contributions and achievements by nominating them for an Award of Excellence. The nomination requires a quick, one-page electronic submission found here.  Please take time to acknowledge excellence among your professors, colleagues, students and departments by submitting a nomination for one of the following awards. Awardees will be recognized at the Founders Day Banquet on Feb. 28.

Nominations are due by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 to the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy.  Questions? Contact Carrie Herrig ( or Chelsea Lupien ( at 701-777-3325.

The following individual and departmental awards are given:

  • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (individual)
  • Excellence in Graduate/Professional Teaching (individual)
  • Excellence in Teaching, Research/Creative Activity and Service – the “Faculty Scholar Award” (individual)
  • Outstanding Faculty Development or Service (individual)
  • Departmental Excellence in Teaching (department)
  • Departmental Excellence in Service (department)
  • Excellence in Collaborative Governance (individual – 1 award given to faculty, staff and a student)