Purdue Awards

To foster Teaching Excellence at Purdue, instructors are recognized at Purdue University. Learn more about the ways in which these efforts are recognized and applauded.

Recognizing teaching excellence fosters a culture of valuing teaching across campus. There are many opportunities for celebrating this excellence at the College/Departmental, University, and National levels. Note, these lists are not exhaustive, please check with your College and Department for additional opportunities.

  • Book of Great Teachers
  • Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • Class of 1922 Helping Students Learn Award
  • Dr. Gerald Krockover Outstanding Favorite Faculty Award
  • Excellence in Online Course Design and Teaching (Credit/Non-Credit)
  • Excellence in Instruction Award for Lecturers
  • Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award
  • Frederick L. Hovde Faculty Fellow Award
  • Innovative Online Course Design and Use of Technology Award
  • Most Distinguished Faculty for Academics
  • Office of Engagement Service-Learning Award
  • Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor
  • Scholarship of Online Teaching and Learning Award
  • Teaching for Tomorrow Fellowship
  • Teaching Academy
  • Teaching Academy Teaching Leadership Award
  • 150th Anniversary Professors