Teaching Chairs

Deadline to submit electronic application is January 15, 2018 for the July 01, 2018 appointment.

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_of_governors_teaching_chair_guidelines

Board of Governors Teaching Chair 2017 - Dr. Janay Nugent


Dr. Janay Nugent, who completed a bachelor of arts in history at the University of Lethbridge in 1995, consistently pushes the boundaries of her profession as she seeks to create a flexible, creative and communicative learning environment. With a goal of fostering intellectual curiosity among her students, she encourages open dialogue in a safe and supportive classroom that pushes them to realize their potential and become engaged citizens. Dedicated to working with first-year students and assisting in their transition to post-secondary studies, she is a recipient of the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the U of L Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award.

For her commitment to inspiring student confidence, engagement and growth by creating an engaged and interactive learning environment, the University of Lethbridge is proud to bestow upon Dr. Janay Nugent the Board of Governors Teaching Chair.


Past Recipients:

2016 David Slomp (Education)
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)