Instructional Awards

Celebrating extraordinary teaching and advising

Each year, the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) and the University of Minnesota recognizes and celebrates extraordinary teaching and advising. The Office of Undergraduate Programs coordinates applications for these 4 awards:

Arthur "Red" Motley Award
A CLA award for faculty members who exemplify the highest standards of teaching and scholarship.

Horace Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award
A University-wide award for faculty members who make outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.

Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education
A University-wide award for faculty members who exemplify excellence in post-baccalaureate education.

John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
A University-wide award for staff and faculty to recognize outstanding academic and career advising.