2026 Cherry Award for Great Teaching

The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The recipient of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during an upcoming semester.

Nominations for the 2026 Cherry Award Open May 1, 2024.

For more information, please visit https://cherryaward.web.baylor.edu/.

Please direct questions to George Cobb (George_Cobb@baylor.edu).