2013 Distinguished Teaching Award

Carol Weaver, PhD



Carol Weaver, PhD, of the Seattle University College of Education is an outstanding teacher who can engage and lead, and understands how to challenge and connect students to the material while enabling them to succeed. Weaver is in her 23rd and final year of teaching at Seattle University. She was hired in 1989 to implement a newly created Master’s Degree in adult education and training in the College of Education. She has acted as a mentor and counselor for faculty in her college. Her exemplary teaching style is well-regarded by her students who consistently place her in the highest decile of faculty rankings.

Weaver’s empathy, leadership, service to others and teaching abilities make her deserving of this honor. She has made an impact on more than 600 students as well as countless faculty and university programs. We are forever grateful for her talent, leadership and commitment to her students and to the College of Education. She leaves a lasting legacy of distinguished teaching at Seattle University.