Q: Who is eligible to be nominated for the Academy?
A: First, nominees must be past recipients of the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards.In addition, nominees must be either faculty who have earned tenure (i.e., associate professor or professor) or non-tenure-track individuals whose primary role is teaching and who hold academic titles such as senior lecturer or distinguished senior lecturer.
Q: Is a tenure-track faculty member currently under review for tenure eligible?
A: A tenure-track faculty member going up for tenure may be nominated to the Academy during the same year that his/her tenure case is considered. If the faculty member is selected by the review committee, his/her induction into the Academy will be contingent upon his/her earning tenure.