Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Education
Two University-wide annual award programs recognize teachers' commitment to quality education. Recipients of the Morse-Alumni awards and the Graduate and Professional Teaching awards are inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers and carry the designation of Distinguished University Teaching Professor (faculty) or Distinguished University Teacher (P&A) throughout their careers at the University of Minnesota.
Candidates for the awards are nominated by their colleges. These awards are made possible through the generous support of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.
Horace T. Morse - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
Since 1965, the Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education has been awarded to recognize exceptional contributions to undergraduate education.
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education
The Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Award was established in 1999 to recognize exceptional contributions to graduate and professional education.