Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Each year, the Dean of the Faculty’s office asks current students and recent alums to help recognize excellent teachers among us. Teaching fabulous Bates students is, of course, its own reward — but public recognition for one’s efforts and an award of $5,000 is also pretty great. 

Established in 1985 by the late Robert H. Kroepsch, ’33, LL.D. ’71, the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Endowed Fund honors a member of the Bates faculty for “outstanding performance as a teacher during the previous 12-month period.”

Think about it: Did that professor you remember so fondly …

  • ignite your interest in the coursework and make you want to learn more?
  • make the course relevant to your daily life?
  • hold you to a high standard and make research exciting and real for you?
  • make going to class a pleasure?

Recent Kroepsch Award winners include Paula Schlax (2016), Alex Dauge-Roth (2015), Thomas Tracy (2014), Loring Danforth (2013), and Kati Vecsey (2012).

Balloting closes November 30, 2016. Please contact Meg Gresh with questions.

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