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William V. Moore Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award

The College of Charleston William V. Moore Distinguished Teacher/Scholar Award is made to one roster faculty member during the spring semester. The William V. Moore Distinguished Teacher/Scholar Award honors faculty members who have been selected by their peers as exemplifying the teacher-scholar model. The recipients' exemplary scholarship and exemplary teaching have enriched the intellectual lives of our students throughout their careers. The recipient is recommended to the Provost by an ad hoc committee appointed by the Provost and consisting of the five most recent available recipients of the award. The award is a framed certificate and a cash award.

  • Established: 2001
  • Number of recipients annually:  one
  • Committee:  faculty panel appointed by the Provost to include past recipients 
  • Award:   $1500 & a framed certificate
  • Send Nominations to: nominations closed; next round of nominations will open in 2015

Nominations

The William V. Moore Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award honors regular faculty who exemplify the teacher-scholar model and whose exemplary scholarship and exemplary teaching have enriched the intellectual lives of our students throughout the recipient's career.    Letters should describe how the individual is outstanding among other excellent teacher-scholars and provide specific examples and documentation whenever possible.  Nominations should be seconded by another faculty member who may co-author the nomination letter or write a separate letter.   Additional materials will be requested directly from the nominees by the committee.

All letters of nomination must also include: 

  • the name, title and department of the person being proposed for the award; 
  • the name, address and phone number of the nominator; and
  • the name of the award.  

Deadline: TBA

Email nominations to: nominations closed; next round of nominations will open in 2015

Award Recipients

2001 - William V. Moore - Political Science
2002 - George E. Dickinson - Sociology and Anthropology
2003 - Michael R. Tyzack - Studio Art
2004 - Franklin Ashley - Theatre
2005 - Robert J. Dukes, Jr. - Physics and Astronomy
2006 - Lisa Thomson Ross - Psychology
2007 - Simon K. Lewis - English
2008 - Angela C. Halfacre - Political Science
2009 - Susan E. Farrell - English
2010 - Christopher A. Korey - Biology
2011 - Amy N. Langville - Mathematics
2012 - Pamela Riggs-Gelasco - Chemistry and Biochemistry
2013 - Sorinel A. Oprisan - Physics and Astronomy

The award was named in 2009 for its first recipient, William V. Moore, Professor of Political Science, who was still an actively teaching faculty member at the time of his death.  He also received the South Carolina Governor’s Professor of the Year Award (1997) and the College of Charleston’s  Distinguished Teaching Award (1981), Distinguished Service Award (2000), and Distinguished Advising Award (2001).