Teaching Chairs


The Board of Governors Chair in Teaching is a two-year position (with two-course relief per year). Candidates apply through the office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic). As part of the application, candidates submit a teaching-related proposal for the duration of their term.

Teaching Chairs serve on the Teaching Centre Advisory Council, including as Chair of the Council for the second year of their two-year term, and work with the Teaching Centre Council on its projects. One Teaching Chair is awarded per year.

BOG Teaching Chair Guidelines: Board_Teaching_Chair_Guidelines_Oct_15_2015.pdf


Board of Governors Teaching Chair 2016 - Dr. David Slomp


Dr. David Slomp has demonstrated his commitment to excellence in teaching and research in education since he joined the University of Lethbridge╩╝s Faculty of Education in 2011. His knowledge of evaluation and assessment allow him to create the kind of educational experiences that prepare his students to become leaders in the classrooms of the future. He is continually aware of his responsibility to craft and maintain an optimal learning environment, something he accomplishes by soliciting and reviewing feedback from students. Slomp has special expertise in writing assessment and his work in this area has made him an oft-cited authority across the province and beyond. For his dedication to education at all levels and his work to build the students of today into the resilient and resourceful citizens of tomorrow, the University of Lethbridge is proud to bestow upon Dr. David Slomp the Board of Governors Teaching Chair.


Past Recipients:

2015 Lisa Doolittle (Fine Arts)
2014 Sheila McManus (History)
2013 Harold Jansen (Political Science)
2012 Lance Grigg (Education)
2011 Janice Newberry (Anthropology)
2010 Robin Bright (Education)
2009 Hillary Rodrigues (Religious Studies)
2008 Rick Mrazek (Education)
2007 Shelly Wismath (Mathematics and Computer Science)