Minnesota State Board of Trustees Awards

Purpose

This award recognizes outstanding teaching in the Minnesota State system. The award reflects the Board of Trustees’ pride in the dedication and accomplishment of our faculty in providing instruction that prepares Minnesota’s college and university students for their professional, scholarly, and civic lives.  The award also recognizes the core importance of the teaching mission at our system’s colleges and universities, and the foundation of that mission in faculty subject expertise, skillful methods of teaching, and attention to student learning.  The award also demonstrates the commitment of the system to serving the citizens of Minnesota by providing the best possible college and university instruction.