The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents sponsors several awards recognizing the excellence of UW System staff and programs. Recipients are chosen by special committees composed of Board of Regents members and are honored at Board meetings throughout the year. Follow the links below for more information regarding the nomination process for each award.

Regents Diversity Awards

Up to three awards of $7,500 each will be made to individuals, departments, programs, units and/or teams in recognition of their exceptional efforts in fostering greater equity and diversity across their institutions and communities.

2019 Regents Diversity Awards recipients announced

Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

Two $7,500 awards are given to faculty and academic staff members at UW System institutions in recognition of outstanding career achievement in teaching.

One $7,500 award is given to an academic department, program or other academic unit which demonstrates exceptional commitment to and effectiveness in teaching.

2019 recipients of Regents Teaching Excellence Awards announced

Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards

Two $7,500 awards are given to non-instructional administrative and professional academic staff members at UW System institutions in recognition of their exceptional service to the university.

One $7,500 award is given to a non-instructional academic staff program in recognition of the important role played by academic staff in supporting students and their success.

2019 recipients of Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards announced

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