Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards

About the Awards

Established by the Board of Regents in 2008, the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards complement a wide range of System-wide efforts that underscore the Board's commitment to ensuring the UT System is a place of intellectual exploration and discovery, educational excellence and unparalleled opportunity. With a monetary award of $25,000, the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are among the largest in the nation for rewarding outstanding faculty performance. Given the depth and breadth of talent across the UT System, the awards program is likewise one of the nation's most competitive.

UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards Website

Deadline to UT Austin Provost's Office

January 19, 2018

Number of Nominations

College/School Tenured & Tenure-Track Contingent
Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences 4 nominations 3 nominations
Business, Communication, Engineering 3 nominations 2 nominations
Education, Fine Arts 2 nominations 1 nomination
All other colleges and schools 1 nomination 1 nomination

Requirements for 2017-18 ROTA Application TBA

Award Amount

One-time payment of $25,000 to individual faculty.