Nine prestigious awards in seven categories are awarded annually to UW-Madison academic staff members. The awards are presented at a ceremony in the spring and all awardees receive a plaque and $5,000 stipend.
Chancellor’s Hilldale Award for Excellence in Teaching
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Service to the University
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research – Independent Investigator
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research – Critical Research Support
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership – Individual Unit Level
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership – School, College, or Larger University Level
Robert and Carroll Heideman Award for Excellence in Public Service and Outreach
Martha Casey Award for Dedication to Excellence
Ann Wallace Career Achievement Award
Oral History Project
Since 2016, the Oral History Program has interviewed Excellence Award winners, documenting their backgrounds and experiences working at UW-Madison. Learn more about the project and access the interviews here: https://www.library.wisc.edu/archives/exhibits/academic-staff-award-winners-oral-history-project/
If you have questions about the Excellence Awards or encounter problems submitting your nomination, please contact the Secretary of the Academic Staff Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 263-2985.