UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Chancellor's Academic Staff Excellence Award is presented annually to academic staff members who have made an outstanding contribution to the university.
Starting in 2021, the award was expanded to recognize individual academic staff employees in three categories:
Also new in 2021 was the award for a program category, to recognize a unit, department or program primarily staffed by academic staff which demonstrates excellence of performance, initiative and creativity, and outstanding achievement.
Individual Award criteria:
Program Award criteria:
Anyone can nominate an eligible employee or program for this award. Nominators are responsible for:
Nomination materials should describe how the nominee meets the selection criteria listed above.
Selection is made by a committee that is charged with reviewing nomination materials, which makes a recommendation to the Chancellor for final approval. Membership of the committee includes the Chancellor's designee (chair), the previous year's recipient, and one member appointed by the Faculty Senate, the Academic Staff Council, and the Student Senate.