Call for Nominations: Metcalf & United Methodist Awards

Boston University Office of the Provost
One Silber Way
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
T 617-353-2230 F 617-353-6580
www.bu.edu/provost

TO: Boston University Faculty
Boston University Students
Boston University Staff
Boston University Alumni

FROM: Elizabeth Loizeaux, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs

DATE: August 21, 2013

SUBJECT: 2014 Metcalf Cup and Prize and Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching
2014 United Methodist Scholar/Teacher Award

The Office of the Provost invites faculty members, staff, students, and alumni to submit nominations for the 2014 Metcalf Cup and Prize and Metcalf Awards for Excellence in Teaching, and for the 2014 United Methodist Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award. Beginning this year, the selection process for these awards will be run in tandem. Nominations for both awards are due October 11, 2013.

The Metcalf Cup and Prize and the Metcalf Awards are the highest teaching honors at Boston University. The awards recognize members of the faculty who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to teaching. The Metcalf Cup and Prize carries a stipend of $10,000. The Metcalf Awards carry stipends of $5,000. Members of the BU community are invited to nominate one faculty member for these awards.

An overview of the awards, general guidelines and instructions for nominations, and a list of past recipients may be found on the Office of the Provost website:

http://www.bu.edu/provost/awards-publications/metcalf/

The United Methodist Church Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award recognizes a faculty member for his or her dedication and contribution to the learning arts and to the University. It was established by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church and carries a $2,000 stipend. An overview of the award, general guidelines and instructions for nominations, and a list of past recipients may be found on the Office of the Provost website:

http://www.bu.edu/provost/awards-publications/united/

Please submit all nominations and supporting materials for both the Metcalf Awards and the United Methodist Church Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award as PDF attachments to an email to Kelly Connors in the Office of the Provost at kconnors@bu.edu. Please remember to specify the award for which you are nominating.