Collins Outstanding Teacher Award:
Cornelia Marschall Smith
2014 Dr. Roger Kirk
2013 Dr. Bill Bellinger
About: The annual Cornelia Marschall Smith Award is presented to a Baylor faculty member who makes a superlative contribution to the learning environment at Baylor. The Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year award is based on:
- Teaching , which is judged to be of the highest order of intellectual acumen and pedagogical effectiveness,
- Research , which is recognized as outstanding by the national and international, as well as local, community of scholars, and
- Service , which is regarded as exemplary in building the character of intellectual community at Baylor.
About: The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The winner of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2014 fall or 2015 spring semester; travel expenses and a furnished apartment will be provided. To further Baylor University’s commitment to great teaching, the winner’s home department will receive $25,000.
Past Recipients: http://www.baylor.edu/cherry_awards/index.php?id=8291