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Teaching Awards - Provincial

Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations

  • Established in 1973
  • Recognizes teachers who embrace virtually all levels of instruction – undergraduate and graduate teaching, continuing education, and faculty development, and those whose instruction extends well beyond the classroom
  • Acknowledges those who excel in course design, curriculum development, organization of teaching programs, and other significant forms of leadership

Past Recipients

  • 1973: Om P. Chandna, Mathematics
  • 1973: Robert K. Jull, Geology
  • 1973: Homer Plante, English
  • 1973: Walter Romanow, Communication Studies
  • 1976: Alan Trenhaile, Geography
  • 1979: Thomas Carney, Communication Studies
  • 1979: Jack Ransome, Geography
  • 1981: Sue Martin, Dramatic Art
  • 1982: Peter Halford, French
  • 1983: Colin Atkinson, English
  • 1984: Bathsheba Garnett, Dramatic Art
  • 1984: Edward Kovarik, Music
  • 1985: Ronold Pazik, Classical and Modern Languages
  • 1988: Mary Lou Dietz, Sociology
  • 1988: Leigh West, Law
  • 1989: Sue Goerzen, Home Economics
  • 1989: Roger J. Thibert, Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • 1991: Stewart Moore, Social Work
  • 1992: Diana Mady Kelly, Dramatic Art
  • 1993: Michael Farrell, Visual Arts
  • 2004: Ian Crawford, Education
  • 2004: Jon Lovett-Doust, Biological Sciences
  • 2006: Akshai K. Aggarwal, Computer Science
  • 2007: Ken Cramer, Psychology
  • 2007: Donna-Marie Eansor, Law
  • 2009: Donald Leslie, Social Work
  • 2012: Judy Bornais, Nursing
  • 2013: Ricard Caron, Mathematics and Statistics
  • 2016: David Andrews, Kinesiology
  • 2017: Dora Cavallo-Medved, Biological Sciences

Leadership in Faculty Teaching (LIFT) Award

  • Developed to recognize and encourage teaching excellence at Ontario’s colleges and universities
  • Given to faculty who influence, motivate, and inspire students, and demonstrate leadership in teaching methods
  • Winners receive $20,000 over two years to encourage excellence in the classroom setting

Past Recipients

  • 2007: Donna-Marie Eansor, Law
  • 2007: Richard Frost, Computer Science