CLAS Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Award

This professional development award recognizes candidates for advancement to Associate Professor of Instruction who excel in teaching, institutional and professional service, and their record of publications at time of advancement. The two-year award carries a one-time grant, which may be used for research and teaching initiatives.

The Distinguished Associate Professor of Instruction Award is funded by the UI Alumni Association's endowment of the Dean's Chair in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. The CLAS Committee on Faculty Promotion and Tenure selects each year's Distinguished Associate Professor(s) of Instruction from among those recommended for advancement to Associate Professor of Instruction.

Recipients of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Award


  • Lori Adams, Department of Biology
  • Matthew Bognar, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Cinda Coggins Mosher, Rhetoric