Campus Community Call for 

Elizabeth Anne B. Papageorge Faculty Development Award

Elizabeth Anne. B. Papageorge, Stanislaus State Emeritus Professor of Education was a strong supporter of faculty members. Her efforts made a positive impact on the careers the careers of many faculty at Stanislaus State. In honor of her consistent support for incoming faculty, her enthusiasm for the art of teaching, and her dedication to student learning, the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (FCETL) are pleased to announce the “Elizabeth Anne B. Papageorge Faculty Development Award.” The purpose of this award is to recognize and encourage outstanding achievement (primarily, but not limited to, teaching) by a probationary (tenure-track) faculty member at Stanislaus State. In addition to a monetary award of not less than $1,000.00, the recipient’s name will be inscribed on a perpetual plaque displayed in the Faculty Development Center.


  1. This award is available only to probationary faculty members (tenure track) who are nominated by Stanislaus State faculty or students.
  2. The FCETL is responsible for the yearly announcement and call for nominees. All nominations are submitted to the Director of the FCETL based on the calendar set by the FCETL and the Leaves and Awards Committee.
  3. The nominator(s) sends a letter of not more than two pages nominating a specific probationary faculty member (tenure track) and providing a rationale based on the nominee’s teaching, and where applicable, research, scholarship, creative activity, and service as they relate to teaching. Please submit all nominations to Dr. Shradha Tibrewal, Director of the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (FCETL) by November 8, 2021 via e-mail at .
  4. Nominees are notified by the FCETL Director and must respond with their acceptance of the nomination along with a statement of their teaching philosophy and pedagogy and, where applicable, how their research, scholarship, creative activity, and service support their philosophy and pedagogy. Letters of support from colleagues and students and IDEA summary pages are encouraged. The candidate’s file is limited to 20 pages, including letter of acceptance, pedagogical narrative, letters of support and IDEA summaries. These documents have to be received via e-mail at by the FCETL Director by February 11, 2022.

Notification of the Award will be announced by the Provost in early April. The recipient will be honored at the Faculty Awards Reception in late Spring.

Please contact Dr. Shradha Tibrewal, FCETL Director at if additional information is needed.

Updated: June 26, 2023