University Committee on Teaching

Formerly the Teaching Awards Selection Committee


To further the educational mission of the University by evaluating and making recommendations related to the support, assessment, and recognition of teaching.


  • William Collins, chair, Terence E. Adderly Jr. Chair and Professor of Economics
  • Gautam Hans, assistant clinical professor of law
  • Alissa Hare, senior lecturer of chemistry
  • Nicole Joseph, assistant professor of teaching & learning
  • Melanie Lowe, associate professor of musicology
  • Amanda Lowery, associate professor of the practice of biomedical engineering
  • Jannyse Tapp, assistant professor of nursing
  • Cait Kirby, doctoral candidate in biological sciences
  • Nelson Graham, MBA ’21
  • Puja Jagasia, undergraduate student, A&S ’21, VSG academic affairs committee co-chair
  • Karrie Raymond, undergraduate student, A&S ’21


Ex officio

  • Joe Bandy, Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching and senior lecturer in sociology
  • Tracey George, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty
  • Melissa Gresalfi, Dean of the Commons and professor of mathematics education and learning sciences and learning environment design
  • William H. Robinson, Vice Provost for Academic Advancement, Executive Director of the Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence and professor of electrical and computer engineering