Boyce Award Submission Instructions for Teachers

Submission Materials

In March, the Boyce selection committee, consisting of former honorees, will contact teachers who have been nominated by at least one student, to solicit the following materials drawn from the past five years, assembled in a single PDF of no more than 50 pages.

  • Three or four complete sets of course evaluations (two in the case of
  • Course materials from two courses, illustrating the breadth and scope of
         your teaching
  • 1-2 page statement about your teaching

With these materials, we hope to see evidence of reflection and improvement as well as excellence in achieving student learning.


The deadline for submitting completed dossiers for the 2017-18 award will be Monday, March 27, 2017.  

We anticipate notifying faculty of their nominations by Monday, March 13

The department’s Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.


Please announce the award to your students via Blackboard, email, or in class. Encourage students to submit nominations for current and recent teachers.


Please send questions or comments to with a subject line of "Boyce query."