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WSU President’s Teaching Academy: Elevating excellence in teaching and learning throughout Washington State University.

Find out more about the WSU President’s Teaching Academy and how we advance the priority of teaching and learning in the mission and goals of WSU.

This is why we make it our goal to:

  • Promote a university culture that values, supports, and rewards excellence in teaching and the scholarship of teaching.
  • Drive implementation of academic goals that elevate the quality of educational program processes and outcomes and student achievement.
  • Support models of teaching and learning that foster deep and lasting understanding by learners.
  • Facilitate the creation of mindsets and practices of students and faculty that drive self-motivated life-long learning.

Teaching Excellence in the News

  • WSU DAESA Announces 2020 Division Awards to Faculty, Staff, and Students

    The Washington State University Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA) honored outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their contributions throughout academic year 2019-20 to its programs that promote student, teaching, and learning success and excellence university wide.

    The Washington State University Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA) honored outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their contributions throughout academic year 2019-20 to its programs that promote student, teaching, and learning success and excellence university wide.

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  • Radha Nandagopal, a new member of the President's Teaching Academy, speaks to students around a table. WSU President’s Teaching Academy Welcomes 27 New Members

    Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence.

    MEDIA CONTACT: Clif Stratton, WSU President’s Teaching Academy Chair, 509-335-2230, clif.stratton@wsu.edu

    Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence, said Clif Stratton, chair.

    “They include tenured, tenure-track, and career-track faculty with at least three years of teaching experience at … » More …

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  • Kara M. Whitman takes a celebratory photo with Clif Stratton and Dick Law after receiving the Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching. Applications Due March 23 for Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching

    Washington State University announces that applications and nominations for the Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching will be accepted through Monday, March 23. The new recipient will be recognized at the WSU Undergraduate Education awards ceremony in April.

    MEDIA CONTACT: Clif Stratton, WSU President’s Teaching Academy Chair, 509-335-2230, clif.stratton@wsu.edu

    Washington State University announces that applications and nominations for the Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching will be accepted through Monday, March 23.

    The new recipient will be recognized at the WSU Undergraduate Education awards ceremony in April.

    Presented since 2013, the Law Award recognizes outstanding teaching by faculty on all campuses who teach … » More …

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