Call for nominations for Presidential awards

The 2023 Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award, the new Presidential Innovation Award, the Presidential Public Engagement Achievement Award, the Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award, and the Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact nomination window is now open. 

These awards are open to both faculty and staff (see the guidelines for each award).

Nomination forms and guidelines are available at or by contacting Diane Dunn in the President’s Office at 207.581.1774 or

The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023.