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November 19, 2015
NATIONAL HONORS FOR TOP PROFESSOR IN (YOUR STATE)
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named (your professor) at (your institution) the 2015 (your state) Professor of the Year. (Your professor) was selected from more than 300 top professors in the United States.
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CASE and the Carnegie Foundation have been partners in offering the U.S. Professors of the Year awards program since 1981. Additional support for the program is received from Phi Beta Kappa, which sponsors an evening congressional reception, the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education and other higher education associations.
This year, a state Professor of the Year was recognized in 35 states. CASE assembled two preliminary panels of judges to select finalists. The Carnegie Foundation then convened the third and final panel, which selected four national winners. CASE and Carnegie select state winners from top entries resulting from the judging process. (Your professor) was selected from faculty members nominated by colleges and universities throughout the country.
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