Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
Sponsored by: The family of Elsie M. Hood, the Alumni Association, and the Chancellor’s Office
Date nominations due: March 1
All assistant, associate, and full professors, except for previous recipients.
Nominations are accepted from faculty, students, and alumni. The nominators must provide “a supporting statement not to exceed 500 words.” The nominations must be sent to the Chancellor’s Office.
The Selection Committee is composed of eight previous recipients, along with the director of Alumni Affairs and a student representative. Criteria include the following:
- nominating letters that describe examples of exceptional teaching
- also letters that have been submitted for the nominees in previous years.
Past and Current Recipients:
2005 W. Mark Wilder - Accountancy
2006 Laurdella Foulkes-Levy - Music
2007 David E. Willson - Music
2008 Gregory A. Schirmer - English
2009 John R. Neff - History
2010 Kelly G. Wilson - Psychology
2011 Ethel Young-Minor - English
2012 John O'Haver - Chemical Engineering
2013 Wiliam Berry - Law Center
Website Address: www.olemiss.edu/news/hood_award/recipients.html