University of Iowa

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
Ken Mobily, Chair, Council on Teaching
February 18, 2013
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching invites nominations for the 2012-13 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. This honor is awarded to teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding ability as teachers at the University of Iowa. This year the Council will administer 30 awards of $1,000 each.

Teaching assistants from all academic units may be nominated for these awards. Nominees must certify that they have had formal student contact during one of the following semesters: Spring 2012, Summer 2012, or Fall 2012. A teaching assistant who won an award in the past may not be nominated again.

Nominations may be initiated by students, faculty, colleagues, departmental executive officers (DEOs) or deans. Directions for preparing teaching assistant nominations can be found on the Council on Teaching website at Nominations are due to the DEO of the teaching department by March 18, 2013 and to the Council on Teaching, in care of the Office of the Provost, by March 25, 2013. Please help publicize the award by informing students, faculty, and staff who may be interested in nominating someone.

For further information, contact Ken Mobily ( or Lisa Von Muenster (