The Academy of Teaching’s insignia

The Academy of Teaching at The Ohio State University is comprised of faculty who are past recipients of Ohio State’s most prestigious awards for teaching, the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching (AADT) and the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer.

Each year, through a rigorous selection process, ten new AADT winners and three new Provost’s Award winners are recognized and inducted into the Academy. For more information, please read the history of the AADT and the Academy of Teaching.

Members of the Academy meet periodically about matters related to teaching excellence at The Ohio State University. In addition, the Academy organizes events that help celebrate and promote teaching excellence at Ohio State.



Conference Registration Now Open

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We are excited to be accepting registrations for our Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, to be held at the Fawcett Center on May 4. Visit this page to register.…

Breakfast with the President: Sep. 24


On Thursday, September 24 from 9–10 a.m., President Drake will host a conversation with Academy of Teaching members and other faculty members about teaching at Ohio State. To reserve your space in this limited-seating event, please click here. Faculty only, …

Welcome, New Academy of Teaching Members!


Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching and Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a lecturer! These outstanding teachers are now members of the Academy of Teaching. Visit the University Awards page or visit our …

Talking About Teaching

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Members of the Academy contribute to an annual publication called Talking about Teaching, which is a rich collection of articles about teaching at The Ohio State University. Last year’s edition, Volume V, is available online through the Knowledge Bank.…

6th Mini-Conference on Excellence in Teaching


The 6th Annual Mini-Conference on Excellence in Teaching was held on Friday, May 11, 2012. This year’s theme was “Preparing to Teach in Semesters.”

Sixty faculty, staff, and graduate students from across campus joined the conversation on Friday, May 11, …

Dr. Valerie Lee

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Dr. Valerie Lee spoke at our annual fall reception, held on Monday, September 24. She engaged Academy members with a discussion about diversity in higher education.…

Talking About Teaching