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 for Academic and Student Affairs.

Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

2017

Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers (April 3, 2017, news release)

Board of Regents honors outstanding UW System teachers (April 7, 2017, news summary)

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Recipients of the 2017 Board of Regents’ Teaching Excellence Awards, with members of the Board of Regents selection committee, as well as Regent President Millner and UW System President Cross.

Recipients of the 2017 Board of Regents’ Teaching Excellence Awards, with members of the Board of Regents selection committee, as well as Regent President Millner and UW System President Cross. (from left) President Cross, Regent Langnes, Regent Farrow, Dr. Onan, Dr. Phillips, Dr. Hauer, Regent President Millner, Regent Evers, and Regent Mueller

(from left) Regent President Regina Millner, Dr. Richard J. Hauer, and Regent Janice Mueller

(from left) Regent President Regina Millner, Dr. Richard J. Hauer, and Regent Janice Mueller

Richard J. Hauer

Professor, College of Natural Resources, UW-Stevens Point


(from left) Regent President Regina Millner, Dr. Cassandra Phillips, and Regent Tony Evers

(from left) Regent President Regina Millner, Dr. Cassandra Phillips, and Regent Tony Evers

Cassandra Phillips

Professor, Department of English, UW-Waukesha, UW Colleges


(from left) Regent President Regina Millner, Dr. Gary Onan (department chair), and Regent James Langnes

Department of Animal and Food Science, UW-River Falls

Award accepted by Department Chair Gary Onan