The Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence in Learning in a Team Environment honor University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to engaging UAB’s students in team-focused learning environments.

The awards are based on outstanding accomplishments in teaching and mentoring as demonstrated by any or all of the following:

  • Invigorate student learning through the use of team-focused classroom methods
  • Have helped increase the footprint of the QEP
  • Establish clear expectations and maintain high standards for academic performance
  • Prepare students for success in working in team environments, including team mechanics and conflict resolution


Each selected faculty member honored receives a cash award and a plaque that recognizes his or her achievement at the UAB Expo Awards Ceremony on April 13, 2018.


All UAB faculty members are eligible.

Deadline and Procedure for Nomination

Nominations must be submitted by March 30, 2018. Any UAB student, faculty, staff, or community member may make a nomination by completing and submitting a short paragraph describing why the nominee is deserving of the award.

Selection Committee

The Offices of the Quality Enhancement Plan and the Center for Teaching and Learning will review nominations and make recommendations to the Senior Vice Provost.