ILTE Supported Awards/Funding

Strategic Excellence Grants

Academic Affairs has implemented a Strategic Excellence Grant program. These competitive, grants of $2,500 are available to full-time IUS employees who have teaching responsibilities and meet standards for quality course design. Submissions are accepted each fall.

Innovation in Teaching Award

This award recognizes the effort put forth by faculty who have redesigned their courses or introduced new courses with innovative, research-based approaches to the practice of teaching, using new methods and/or technologies, with an intentional emphasis on how these innovations improved or facilitated student learning. The recipients of the award will receive $1,500. Awards are presented at a spring lunch reception that honors innovative faculty.


Bernadette Jessie receives inaugural Faculty Innovation Award.