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

2019

Photo of Dr. Rex Hanger, recipient of 2019 Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Hanger

Rex Hanger

Professor, Department of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science, UW‑Whitewater

Photo of (from left) President Ray Cross, Regent President John Robert Behling, Dr. Rex Hanger, and Regent Jason R. Plante

(from left) President Ray Cross, Regent President John Robert Behling, Dr. Rex Hanger, and Regent Jason R. Plante


Photo of Dr. Gary Onan, recipient of 2019 Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Onan

Gary Onan

Chair and Professor of Animal and Food Science, UW-River Falls

Photo of (from left) President Ray Cross, UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen, Dr. Gary Onan, Regent Mike Jones, and Regent President John Robert Behling

(from left) President Ray Cross, UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen, Dr. Gary Onan, Regent Mike Jones, and Regent President John Robert Behling


Photo of Dr. Samelson, chair of UW-Eau Claire's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, accepts award on department's behalf

Dr. Samelson, chair of UW-Eau Claire’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, accepts award on department’s behalf

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, UW-Eau Claire

Award accepted by Dr. Vicki Samelson, department chair

Photo of members of UW-Eau Claire's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, program recipient of the 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards

Members of UW-Eau Claire’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders