Past Winners-Celebration of Education - Carnegie Mellon University

Past Winners:
The Robert E. Doherty Award for Sustained Contributions to Excellence in Education

2014
Michael C. Murphy, Campus Affairs

2013
John P. Lehoczky, Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences

2012
Mark Stehlik, Computer Science

2009
Bill Elliott, Enrollment Services
Paul S. Goodman, Tepper School of Business

2007
G. Richard Tucker, Modern Languages

2005
Peter Madsen, Philosophy

2004
William Brown, Biological Sciences

2003
Art Westerberg, Chemical Engineering

2002
Harry Faulk, Heinz College

2001
Barbara Lazarus, Office of the Provost

2000
Steven E. Shreve, Mathematical Sciences

1999
Angel Jordan, Robotics Institute

1998
Susan Ambrose, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and History

1997
Hugh Young, Physics

1996
Steve Fenves, Civil & Environmental Engineering

1995
Peter Stearns, History

1994
Elizabeth Jones, Biological Sciences

1992
Indira Nair, Engineering & Public Policy

1991
Joel A. Tarr, History

1990
Lawrence Carra, Drama

1989
Tung Au, Civil Engineering
Erwin Steinberg, English

1988
Edwin Fenton, History
M. Granger Morgan, Engineering & Public Policy

Carnegie Mellon University has established the Robert E. Doherty Award to be given to members of the university community who have made substantial and sustained contributions to excellence in education. The Doherty Award is intended to recognize contributions to the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs at all levels, and to the creation and maintenance of an environment that fosters excellence in education.

Examples of activities to be considered include, but are not limited to:

  • developing innovative educational programs for undergraduate, graduate or special students;
  • creating and implementing programs, services or systems to nurture and sustain students, faculty or staff to achieve their full educational potential;
  • developing widely used curriculum material such as text books and educational software; and
  • establishing educational programs that bridge the university and the community.

This list is neither mandatory nor exhaustive.

Purpose