CALL: John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching
The John R. Frazier Award is presented each year at Commencement to one full-time and one part-time faculty member who embodies the highest ideals to which our faculty aspires. Those who have received the award have said it is one of the highlights of their teaching career. All students, faculty, staff, and trustees are invited to take time to carefully consider who might be deserving of nomination to receive the Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.
One full-time and/or one part-time nomination will be accepted from each nominator.
Previous recipients and current committee members (listed below) are not eligible for nomination.
communicates clearly and effectively
encourages critical thinking
motivates and inspires students
demonstrates respect for students
demonstrates concern with student learning
organizes subject and studio/classroom for effective learning
beyond classroom involvement, contributes or demonstrates a commitment to RISD, our community, or learning
The Frazier Award Committee will review all nominations, student evaluations, and syllabi, and will select faculty members who consistently demonstrate exceptional ability according to these guidelines.
The John R. Frazier Award fund was established in 1968 by RISD alumni, friends and family of the late John Frazier, President of RISD from 1955 to 1962, and a beloved professor of painting for many years.
Nomination forms must be received by:
4:00 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2016
Please send to: Nicole da Cruz (401-709-8482)
By E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Mail: RISD, Academic Affairs, 2 College Street, Providence, RI 02903-2784
In Person: Academic Affairs, 20 Washington Place, (Prov Wash), Room 431
Note, previous recipients and current committee members (listed below) are not eligible for nomination.
Current faculty and administrative Frazier Award Committee members are:
Dalia Linssen, History of Art + Visual Culture
Thomas Ockerse, Graphic Design
David Frazer, Painting
Pradeep Sharma, Provost