U.S. Professors of the Year

The U.S. Professors of the Year awards program celebrates outstanding instructors across the country.  Sponsored by CASE* and The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, it is the only national program to recognize excellence in undergraduate education to those who excel as teachers and influence the lives and careers of their students. The award is recognized as one of the most prestigious awards honoring professors in undergraduate teaching.

*CASE (The Council for Advancement and Support of Education) is the largest international association of educational institutions, with more than 3,200 colleges, universities, and independent elementary and secondary schools in nearly 50 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Representing these institutions are more than 38,000 professionals in the disciplines of alumni relations, communications, and fund raising.

For more information on the award, please visit www.usprofessorsoftheyear.org


Recipients from UNC Charlotte

  • 2005:  Dr. Cynthia Combs (Political Science), North Carolina Carnegie Professor of the Year
  • 2001:  Dr. Laura Kaplan (Philosophy), Carnegie Professor of the Year
  • 1997:  Dr. Albert Maisto (Psychology), Carnegie Professor of the Year
  • 1982:  Dr. John Lincourt (Philosophy), North Carolina Carnegie Professor of the Year