Balmuth Award

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  • Peter Balakian teaches students around a table
    Peter Balakian, Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in humanities and professor of English, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Jerome Balmuth Award for Teaching.
    April 19, 2019
  • Professor Frank Frey and Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty Constance Harsh hold Balmuth Award
    No one would expect a biostatistics course to draw a crowd of students. But when it’s taught by a dynamic professor with a gift for inspirational teaching, it can become a must-take class at Colgate. Frank Frey — the associate professor of biology behind Biostatistics as well as numerous courses on evolutionary ecology, community health, and environmental […]
    May 30, 2017
  • Colgate students spend four years of their lives engaging daily with some of the world’s brightest, most enthusiastic scholars. Faculty are at the heart of the academic experience, and in a world where undergraduates live the liberal arts, those bonds often extend beyond the boundaries of a classroom or the margins of a syllabus. This […]
    May 9, 2016
  • Geology professor Karen Harpp stands next to Provost Douglas Hicks
    Last week, Associate Professor of Geology and Peace and Conflict Studies Karen Harpp added a 13th line to her list of teaching accolades when she received the 2015 Jerome Balmuth Award for Teaching and Student Engagement. “I don’t think there’s anyone in any room who has the energy that Karen Harpp has or the passion […]
    April 17, 2015
  • Professor Douglas Johnson
    Douglas Johnson, associate professor of psychology, has received the 2014 Jerome Balmuth Award for Teaching and Student Engagement. Faculty, staff, students, university trustees, and friends joined the celebration, which took place March 27 at the Colgate Inn. Established through a gift from Mark Siegel ’73, the Balmuth Award recognizes a faculty member whose teaching is […]
    April 10, 2014
  • Margaret Maurer, William Henry Crawshaw Professor of literature, has won the 2013 Balmuth Teaching Award. Faculty, former students, and members of the Board of Trustees gathered at the Colgate Inn on April 4 to mark the occasion.
    April 19, 2013
  • Tony Aveni
    To paraphrase Michael Stipe and R.E.M., 2012 could be the end of the world as we know it. And pioneering archaeoastronomer Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of astronomy and anthropology and Native American studies, has every reason to feel fine.
    April 9, 2012