Nominate an outstanding professor for Diekhoff award; entries due by Feb. 22

The deadline to nominate an outstanding professor for the John S. Diekhoff Award is Friday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m.

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate and School of Graduate Studies since 1978, the Diekhoff Awards are presented annually to faculty members who have made exemplary contributions to the education and development of graduate students at Case Western Reserve University through work in the classroom, as an adviser or as a mentor.

Nominees and nominators will be invited to attend a formal GSS ceremony in which awardees speak about teaching and mentoring. Each of the four award winners will receive an invitation to a formal awards reception and a plaque and honorarium during the graduate student ceremony at commencement.

To learn more about the John S. Diekhoff Award or to nominate a professor, e-mail with your questions or with:

  • The name of the nominee
  • Your name and position at the university
  • Whether you are nominating for the Teaching Award (Classroom) or Mentoring Award (Advising/Thesis Research)
  • Write a nomination no longer than 200 words, explaining how the teacher or mentor has been excellent

You may nominate more than one faculty member, and there is no limit to the number of nominations you can submit.