Call for nominations: UW-Madison Academic Staff Excellence Awards and UW Systems Awards

Nominations are sought for the UW-Madison Academic Staff Excellence Awards. The deadline is January 13. This year, the awards’ 26th year, nine extraordinary people will be honored for achievement in seven categories. Recipients of the UW-Madison Academic Staff Excellence Awards will be named in March and honored at an awards ceremony in April and at the Academic Staff Assembly meeting in May.

A call for nominations has also been announced for the UW System Awards. The deadline is January 6. The awards will honor academic staff in three categories. Recipients of the Regents Awards will be invited to an awards ceremony with the Board of Regents in late spring.

Award information and nomination guidelines for all awards can be found at: Resubmissions are accepted and encouraged to include updated materials. Please note that there are separate deadlines for each set of awards shown below. Nomination materials for all awards (including UW-System awards) should be submitted electronically using the submission system at

The deadlines listed below are firm. Follow the submission instructions for each separate award carefully. If you have questions regarding the awards, please contact Jake Smith at 263-2985, or email

Deadline: January 13, 2017
Chancellor’s Hilldale Award for Excellence in Teaching
Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Research (two awards)
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Service to the University
Wisconsin Alumni Association Awards for Excellence in Leadership (two awards)
Robert and Carroll Heideman Award for Excellence in Public Service and Outreach
Martha Casey Award for Dedicated Service to the University
Ann Wallace Career Achievement Award

Deadline: January 6, 2017
Academic Staff Regents Award for Program Excellence
Academic Staff Regents Award for Individual Excellence
Regents Teaching Excellence Award (Individual and Program)