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Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Established in 1982 by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented annually to honor two Virginia Tech faculty members for teaching excellence. Award recipients are selected by the university's Academy of Teaching Excellence and are chosen from among those faculty members who have received certificates of teaching excellence from their respective colleges during the preceding three years. Each recipient is awarded a $2,000 cash prize and is inducted into the Academy of Teaching Excellence.

2022 Vinodh Venkatesh, Rachel Arnold
2021 Mark Embree, Diego Troya
2020 María del Carmen Caña Jiménez, Carolyn Copenheaver
2019 Nadine Sinno, Robert Stephens
2018 Paul Heilker, Alma Robinson
2017 Gordon T. Yee, Tom Martin
2016 Marian Mollin, Michel Pleimling
2015 Anthony "Kwame" Harrison, Peter Wallenstein
2014 Terry Clements, Dana Hawley
2013 Marlene M. Preston, Lisa M. Tucker
2012 Alan S. Weinstein, Jane A. Wemhoener
2011 Jessica Folkart, Richard Walker
2010 Peter E. Doolittle, Barbara K. Bekken
2009 Amy Nelson, Amy Stevens
2008 O. Hayden Griffin Jr., Jill Sible
2007 Kurt Hoffman, Trudy Harrington Becker
2006 Mark Barrow, Fritz H. Oehlschlaeger
2005 Roseanne Foti, Abigail Kohler
2004 Charles Reinholtz, Anthony Colaianne
2003 Gwendolyn Lloyd, Dixie Watts Reaves
2002 Michael Aust, Patricia G. Amateis
2001 Ozzie Abaye, Michael Vorster
2000 Jimmy T. Arnold, Beth M. Waggenspack
1999 Bonnie J. Smith, J. Reese Voshell Jr.
1998 Rosemary Blieszner, Timothy W. Luke
1997 Joseph S. Merola, Eileen T. Shugart
1996 Arthur L. Buikema, Mary Beth Oliver
1995 Ellsworth R. Fuhrman, Arthur J. Keown
1994 Jacqueline E. Bixler, Philip S. Zeskind
1993 Susan G. Magliaro, Hanif D. Sherali
1992 Carol A. Bailey, Justo C. Ulloa
1991 John R. Crunkilton, Thomas M. Gardner
1990 James D. Arthur, Lucinda H. Roy
1989 Gregory W. Justice, William E. Snizek
1988 Janet K. Sawyers, Eleonore A. Stump
1987 Charles J. Dudley, J. D. Stahl
1986 Stephen J. Adams, Rita S. Purdy
1985 Joseph C. Pitt, Charles M. Reed Jr.,
1984 Robert E. Benoit, Paul M. Sorrentino
1983 E. Scott Geller, Harold M. McNair
1982 Jeffrey B. Birch, Nicholas D. Smith