Board of Regents

Regents Teaching Excellence Award

Plaque Seal Two $5,000 awards are given to faculty and academic staff members at UW System institutions in recognition of outstanding career achievement in teaching. In addition, one $5,000 award is given to an academic department, program or other academic unit which demonstrates exceptional commitment to and effectiveness in teaching. The Regents Teaching Excellence Awards are administered by the systemwide Office of Instructional and Professional Development. Nomination process >>

Award Recipients, 1992 - Present

2013

 

UW System news release: Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers (May 16)

More coverage: Award ceremony June 7, 2013

More photos: Facebook photo album

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Photo of Christopher Coe

Christopher Coe
Professor, Department of Psychology, UW-Madison

Photo of Peggy James

Peggy James
Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Philosophy and Law, UW-Parkside

Photo of David Howard, Chair of the UW-La Crosse Biology Department

Department of Biology
UW-La Crosse (Award accepted by Professor David Howard, department chair)

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2012

 

UW System news release: Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers

More photos: Award ceremony August 24, 2012

Click on each thumbnail image for a high-resolution photo. Photo credit: James Gill

Photo of Professor Don Hanlon

Don Hanlon
Professor of Architecture, UW-Milwaukee

Photo of Prof. Kosiak

Jennifer Kosiak
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, UW-La Crosse

Photo of FIGs Director Greg Smith

First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) Program
UW-Madison

   
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2011

 

News release: Regents to honor outstanding UW System teachers

More photos: Award ceremony June 10, 2011

Click on each thumbnail image for a high-resolution photo. Photo credit: UW-Milwaukee photographer Alan Magayne-Roshak

Photo of Craig Berg

Craig Berg
Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, UW-Milwaukee

photo of Regan Gurung

Regan A.R. Gurung
Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Human Development and Psychology, UW-Green Bay

Photo of members of UW-Green Bay's Professional Program in Education
(from left) Regent Manydeeds with members of UW-Green Bay's Professional Program in Education

Professional Program in Education
UW-Green Bay

   
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2010

 

News release: Regents to honor outstanding UW System teachers

Award ceremony August 20, 2010 (more photos)

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Photo of Jennifer Szydlik
Jennifer Szydlik
Professor of Mathematics, UW-Oshkosh
Photo of Paul Thomas
Paul Thomas
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UW-Eau Claire
Photo of Department of Biology, UW-Platteville

Photo of Professor Jeffrey Huebschman
(above
) UW-Platteville Department of Biology with
Regent Vásquez
(below) Professor Jeffrey Huebschman
Department of Biology
UW-Platteville
 
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2009

 

Regents to honor outstanding UW System teachers

Award ceremony December 11, 2009 (more photos)

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Photo of Dona Warren
Dôna Warren
Associate Professor of Philosophy, UW-Stevens Point
Photo of Michael Cox
Michael Cox
Professor of Biochemistry, UW-Madison
Photo of UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Department

Photo of Dean Yohnk
(above, from left) Regent John Drew, Associate Prof. Dean Yohnk and colleagues in the UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Department, Lisa Kornetsky and Skelly Warren
(below) Dean Yohnk
Theatre Arts Department
UW-Parkside
 
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2008

 
Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers (October 27, 2008)

See more photos from Nov. 6 award ceremony

Douglas Heil
Douglas Heil
Communication, UW-Oshkosh
Nate Splett
Nate Splett
Agricultural Economics, UW-River Falls
UW-Stout Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Professor Chris Bendel (second from left) and his colleagues in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at UW-Stout
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
UW-Stout


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2007

 
Outstanding UW System teachers receive awards from Regents (September 7, 2007)
Diane Reddy

Diane Reddy
Psychology, UW-Milwaukee

 

Lois Smith

Lois Smith
Marketing, UW-Whitewater
UW-Platteville Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Members of department with Regent Colleene Thomas (second from left) and Prof. Max Anderson (third from left)

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
UW-Platteville

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2006

 
UW System professors share insights on teaching excellence (November 8, 2006)

Regents honor educators with Teaching Excellence Awards (November 10, 2006)

John Koker

John Koker
Mathematics, UW-Oshkosh

 

Kathryn Olson

Kathryn Olson
Communication, UW-Milwaukee
UW-Eau Claire Department of History
Professor Katherine Lang at podium

Department of History
UW-Eau Claire

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2005

 
Students benefit from UW System teaching excellence (October 5, 2005)

Regents honor winners of annual Teaching Excellence Awards (October 7, 2005)

Bradley Caskey

Bradley Caskey
Psychology, UW-River Falls

 

Kenneth Maly

Kenneth Maly
Philosophy and Environmental Studies, UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh Department of Biology and Microbiology
Colleen McDermott (left) and Beatrice Holton, co-chairs of UW-Oshkosh Department of Biology and Microbiology

Department of Biology and Microbiology
UW-Oshkosh

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2004

 

Regents to honor 2004 UW System Teaching Excellence Award winners (September 7, 2004)

Regents honor extraordinary educators in UW System: Gov. Doyle commends award winners for contributions to state (September 10, 2004)

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson
Natural Resources, UW-Stevens Point

 

Denise Scheberle

Denise Scheberle
Public and Environmental Affairs, UW-Green Bay
UW-La Crosse Department of Physics
Members of physics department including Professor Gubbi Sudhakaran, department chair (second from left) and Regent Salas (third from left)

Department of Physics
UW-La Crosse

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2003

 
Regents to honor UW System Teaching Excellence Award winners (September 3, 2003)

Board honors UW System faculty for excellence in teaching (September 5, 2003)

Janna Cowen

Janna Cowen
Economics, UW-River Falls

 

Carole G. Vopat

Carole G. Vopat
English and Women's Studies, UW-Parkside
UW-Stevens Point Department of Geography and Geology
From left: Professor David Ozsvath and Department Chair Benjamin Ofori-Amoah

Department of Geography and Geology
UW-Stevens Point

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2002

 

UW System Board of Regents to honor Teaching Excellence Award winners (September 11, 2002)

Teaching Excellence Award winners tell of teaching success (September 13, 2002)

Leonard Gambrell

Leonard Gambrell
Political Science, UW-Eau Claire

 

Keith Rice

Keith Rice
Geography & Geology, UW-Stevens Point
Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Program
Professor Greg Hutchins accepts award on behalf of UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Program
UW-Extension

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2001

UW System Board of Regents to Present Teaching Excellence Awards (September 6, 2001)

Gary Gilmore
Community Health Programs, UW-La Crosse and UW-Extension

Cyrena Pondrom
English, UW-Madison

Department of English
UW-Oshkosh

2000

University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Presents Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (September 8, 2000)

Joan Thron
Education & Humanistic Studies, UW-Green Bay

Charles Young
Music, UW-Stevens Point

Department of Geography and Geology
UW Colleges

1999

University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Announces 1999 Regents Teaching Excellence Awards (September 1, 1999)

Susan McFadden
Psychology, UW-Oshkosh

Patrick McGuire
English, UW-Parkside - Senior Lecturer

Department of Languages and Literatures, UW-Whitewater

1998

Lloyd Goding
Chemistry, UW-Rock County

Kenneth Grieb
History and International Studies, UW-Oshkosh

Bradley Learning Community
UW-Madison

1997

Catherine Helgeland
Geography and Geology, UW Center-Manitowoc County

James Oberly
History, UW-Eau Claire

Department of Chemistry
UW-Oshkosh

1996

John Harris
Business Administration, UW-Green Bay

John Kozlowicz
Political Science, UW-Whitewater

Department of Biology
UW-Stevens Point

1995

Alan I. Bigel
Political Science, UW-La Crosse

James J. Grunloh
Economics, UW-Oshkosh

Department of Plant and Earth Science
UW-River Falls

1994

Nicholas Karolides
English, UW-River Falls

Donald Showalter
Chemistry, UW-Stevens Point

Human Development Program
UW-Green Bay

1993

Joseph Moran
Environmental Science, UW-Green Bay

Martha Schuh
Mathematics, UW Center-Manitowoc County

Chemistry Department
UW-Eau Claire

1992

Robert Burrows
English, UW-Whitewater

Maxwell Schoenfeld
History, UW-Eau Claire