Provost’s Awards for Excellence In Teaching, Service, and Scholarly and Creative Activities
Letter of Support Form
A successful letter of support must speak to the following criteria outlined for respective awards.
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
- Student performance and student evaluations;
- Teaching procedures that challenge students and contribute to student interest, enthusiasm, and achievement;
- Active and valued student involvement outside the classroom;
- High professional standards;
- Fair methods for evaluating student performance;
- Evidence of significant professional development as it relates to teaching.
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Service
- Exemplary contributions to faculty governance;
- Active and valued activities to improve the University;
- Significant voluntary service outside the classroom benefiting students, colleagues, or the University;
- Noteworthy and widely recognized contributions to the larger professional community including specific professional societies;
- Significant service as a representative of the University to the community at large.
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities
- Scholarly and/or creative accomplishments. The following are examples of accomplishments that will be considered: publications or presentations in refereed media; patents; published books, chapters, and articles; published teaching cases and/or instructional materials; software developed for pedagogic or applied purposes; or presentations or performances at peer-recognized events.
Further clarification: Do not list any “Refereed Publications” or “Presentations / Conference Proceedings” on the CV form. You may simply delete these headings from the form available on our web site or use the revised form that is attached. The reason you should not include this information on your CV is that, as indicated on our web site, you are directed to submit a list showing full citations of all of your scholarly and/or creative accomplishments, including: publications or presentations in refereed media; patents; published books, chapters, and articles; published teaching cases and/or instructional materials; software developed for pedagogic or applied purposes; or presentations or performances at peer-recognized events. You should clearly distinguish between peer-reviewed scholarly work and non-peer reviewed presentations (oral or posters) at peer-recognized events. (There is no page limit for this list and please use Arial 11 point font, single spaced.)
- Overall impact/usefulness of the scholarly/creative activity. The following are examples of indicators of impact/usefulness that will be considered: helping to improve the human condition and quality of life; contributions to knowledge, practice, or pedagogy; wide peer recognition of the work as substantial, seminal, and scholarly; or degree of innovation.
- Importance to Cal Poly Pomona. The following are examples of indicators of importance to Cal Poly Pomona that will be considered: enhanced status of Cal Poly Pomona or its academic units; significant grants and contracts received; mentoring and facilitating the professional development of other faculty and staff; mentoring and facilitating the professional development of student trainees; or curriculum innovation in ways that is important to the discipline, industry, and/or practice.
Curriculum Vitae Form
Download the Curriculum Vitae form, add your CV following the formats and instructions listed below, and return via email with attachments to email@example.com.
NOTE: The Curriculum Vitae may not exceed two pages. Follow the formats and instructions below.
- Appointments including Department, University and dates of tenure and promotion (in reverse chronological order)
- Honors (if and only if relevant to the award)
- Refereed Publications (if and only if relevant to the award)
- Presentations / Conference Proceedings (if and only if relevant to the award) For unpublished manuscripts, list whether these are in preparation, under review, or accepted / in press / forthcoming (wording appropriate to your discipline).
- Research and/or Scholarly Activities (if and only if relevant to the award)
- Current and Previous External Funding (List externally funded projects if and only if relevant to the award. For each project, please include the title, funding source, project period, total amount of funding, and one sentence that briefly describes the goal.)