Call for Nominations: 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence

VC Teaching Award


On December 19, the Vice Chancellor’s Office at LUMS announced the Call for Nominations for the 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. This University-wide teaching award proudly celebrates the contributions of individuals who through innovation, commitment, and continued excellence in teaching have significantly enhanced the quality of their students’ learning experiences. The Award is co-sponsored by the VC Office and the LUMS Learning Institute (LLI).

All instructors (faculty, adjuncts, teaching fellows, and professors of practice) who contribute to teaching and learning at LUMS are eligible to be nominated. Any Chair, Dean, faculty, staff, or student can nominate an instructor if they can attest to the instructor’s excellence and effectiveness in teaching, as well as the impact that they have had on student learning.

Read more about last year's winners here

The Nomination Process

Step 1: A nominator must complete a short nomination questionnaire by 4:00 pm on February 8, 2022, indicating their intent to support a nominee to attest to the quality and impact of their teaching on student learning. 

Nominations can be submitted by Chairs, Deans, faculty, staff and/or students. The nominator will also need to prepare a nomination letter which is to be included as part of the nomination portfolio. 

Step 2: The Selection Committee will review the nomination questionnaires and contact the nominators and the selected nominees to invite them to submit a nomination portfolio by 4:00 pm on April 15, 2022. At this time, nominees will also be invited to attend a webinar with the Learning Institute for support in developing a nomination portfolio later in February.

The LLI is available to assist nominees in developing a nomination portfolio. Sample dossiers of the Teaching Excellence Award winners from last year are available upon request. To book a consultation, or for general inquiries about the Award process please contact Ms. Fatima Iftikhar at

For more information on the process, nomination portfolio, and eligibility, you can access the Call for Nominations here

To learn more about the selection process, please click here

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