Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award

The $1,000 Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year award is voted on by students in recognition of a professor who has had an extraordinary impact on their lives.

Who is eligible:
All faculty.

Who may nominate:
All graduates. 

Nomination requirement:
Silent Sentinel, a senior honor society, sends the call for nominations to all graduates soliciting nominations. Graduates are asked to designate the faculty member who was most inspirational to them during their time at UM. The award is presented to the faculty member who receives the most nominations and can only be awarded once to the faculty member.

Determined by Silent Sentinel.

2016 Winner

Edwin Burke
Chair, Department of Forest Management

Previous recipients are Shawn Clouse, Kelly Dixon, Doug Dalenberg, James Jacobs, Scott Douglas, Michael Braun, Jim Burchfield, Colin Henderson, and Allen Szalda-Petree.