Awards & Honors
Every year the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recognizes faculty and staff excellence in: teaching, academic advising, scholarly and creative activity, and service to the institution. Faculty and staff are honored for their distinguished contributions to the university community and the many constituencies served by the institution.
Roseman Teaching Award
The W. P. Roseman Excellence in Teaching Award is presented annually to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding teaching and the improvement of student learning.
Outstanding Research Award
The Outstanding Research Award is given annually in recognition of a single faculty member making significant advances to knowledge, technique, or creative expression in her/his professional discipline.
Faculty Service Award
The Faculty Service Award, given annually, recognizes a faculty member for outstanding service to the University.
University Faculty/Staff Advising Award
Initiated in 2003, the University Advising Award recognizes a faculty or academic staff member who has demonstrated excellence in the academic advising of students.
Everett Long Award for the Advancement of General Education
The Everett Long Award for the Advancement of General Education is awarded biennially (in even-numbered years) to a faculty member who has been vital in advancing the centrality of general education.
Academic Staff Excellence Awards
Two academic staff members are honored each year - one from the instructional/teaching ranks and one from non-instructional ranks - for their contributions to the University.
Award Schedule and Process
Below is the annual schedule for the university-wide awards process. The schedule is designed to allow for adequate time to prepare and review application materials and organize the annual Recognition Reception.
Note: All award nominees are required to complete and submit digitally a Recognition Reception Nominee Summary Form no later than March 1.
Overview of Award Process and Due Dates
|Campus-wide Call for Nominations||Application Materials Due||Application Materials Submitted to|
|Initial Call||2nd Call||Final Call|
|Roseman Teaching Award||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||March 1||Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs|
|Outstanding Research Award||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||March 1||Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs|
|Faculty Service Award||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||Feb 15||Chair, Faculty Senate|
|University Faculty/Staff Academic Advising Award||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||Feb 15||Bob Mertens, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Communications|
|Everett Long Award for Advancement of General Education||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||Feb 15||Liz Hachten, Assistant Dean, College of Letters and Sciences|
|Academic Staff Excellence Awards||Dec 1||Dec 23||Jan 25||Feb 15||Denise Ehlen, Chair, Academic Staff Assembly|
Other Important Dates:
- All award nominees must submit a Recognition Reception Nominee Summary Form (completed and submitted digitally by March 1).
- Decisions on all awards (made by selection committees) are due to the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs no later than March 31.
- Faculty and Academic Staff Nominations Reception - April 22, 2014
- Nominees notified as to results - approximately end of April
- Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner - May 15, 2014
- Award winners announced through "UW-Whitewater This Week" - approximately May 5, 2014