Academic Affairs

Faculty and Academic Staff Awards

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. 

UW-Whitewater Awards

Roseman Excellence in 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 Academic Advising Award
The University Faculty/Staff Academic Advising Award recognizes a  faculty member  or instructional 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.

Excellence Awards for Academic Staff
Two academic staff members are honored each year, one from the instructional/teaching ranks and one from the non-instructional ranks, for their contributions to the University.

Nomination 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: If you are nominating or being nominated you are required to complete and submit digitally the Faculty and Academic Staff Awards Nominee Submission Form by March 1.

Overview of Nomination Process and Due Dates:

Campus-wide Call for Nominations Application Materials Due Application Materials Submitted to
Initial Call 2nd Call Final Call

Roseman Excellence in Teaching Award

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 March 1

Dr. Kristin Plessel, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Outstanding Research Award

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 March 2

Dr. Joan Cook, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Faculty Service Award

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 Feb 15

Dr. David Simmons, Chair - Faculty Senate

University Faculty/Staff Academic Advising Award

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 Feb 15

Allison Prather, Associate Director - AAEC

Everett Long Award for Advancement of General Education (even-numbered years)

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 Feb 15

Dr. Elizabeth Hachten, Assistant Dean, College of Letters and Sciences

Excellence Awards for Academic Staff 

Dec 3 Jan 7 Jan 28 Feb 14

Patricia Fragola, Chair, Academic Staff Assembly

Other important dates:

  • Faculty and Academic Staff Awards Reception - Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in the University Center, Room 275 at 3:00 p.m.
  • List of nominees to be submitted by selection committees by March 13 to Dr. Kristin Plessel, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
  • Decisions on all awards made by the selection committees are due to the Office of Provost by no later than March 31.


Location

Office of Academic Affairs
420 Hyer Hall 
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: 262-472-1672  
Fax: 262-472-1670

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