Current Award Winner

 Dr. Andrew Paluch

Dr. Andrew Paluch

Arthur Olson Generational Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Paluch is a quintessential of Miami University’s teacher-scholar model. He is a dedicated and passionate teacher and mentor, who is deeply committed to student success. He offers high-quality teaching evidenced by extremely high student evaluations and many student commendations.

His teaching philosophy and practices centered on motivating student interest and promoting student engagement. He uses the “universal design” approach in his classroom teaching to offer flexible learning environments and learning spaces that can accommodate individual learning differences. This student-centered teaching led him to create many innovative educational resources to help his students succeed including an open access, interactive textbook and YouTube channels.