Two $5,000 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. In addition, one $5,000 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. The Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards are administered by the systemwide Office for Academic and Student Affairs.

Regents’ 2019 Academic Staff Excellence Awards announced (June 3, 2019)

Regents honors winners of 2019 Academic Staff Excellence Awards (June 7, 2019, news summary)

 

Academic Staff Excellence Award Recipients

2019

Photo of Elaina Koltz

Koltz

Elaina Koltz

Financial Aid Advisor, Veteran Services
UW-Green Bay

Photo of Elaina Koltz (holding plaque) with (from left) UW System President Ray Cross, Regent Janice Mueller, Regent Drew Petersen, and Regent Scott Beightol

Elaina Koltz (holding plaque) with (from left) UW System President Ray Cross, Regent Janice Mueller, Regent Drew Petersen, and Regent Scott Beightol


Photo of Mark Klapatch

Klapatch

Mark Klapatch 

Sustainability and Custodial Supervisor, Sustainability/Facilities Management
UW-River Falls

Photo of Mark Klapatch (holding plaque) with (from left) UW System President Ray Cross, Regent Bob Atwell, Regent Drew Petersen, and Regent Janice Mueller

Mark Klapatch (holding plaque) with (from left) UW System President Ray Cross, Regent Bob Atwell, Regent Drew Petersen, and Regent Janice Mueller


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UW-Parkside Library Staff

UW-Parkside Library

 

Photo of the UW System Board of Regents 2019 Academic Staff Excellence Award in the Program category being awarded to the UW-Parkside Library. (from left) Ray Cross, UW System President; Laura Briskie, Research Help and Instruction Librarian; Anna Stadick, Library Director; Regent Drew Petersen; Xou Lee Va Vang, Research Help and Instruction Librarian; Paige Barreto, Outreach and Marketing Librarian; Dina Kaye, Head of Library Collections; Melissa Olson, Head of Archives; Rebecca Robbennolt, Archivist and Records Manager; and Regent Janice Mueller  (not pictured) Heather Spencer, Access Service Technology Coordinator; Liz Antaramian, Library and Archives Assistant; Dave Gehring, Access Services Manager; Jay Dougherty, Head of Library Systems; Brian Dorband, Acquisitions Supervisor; Jennie Callas, Head of Reference and Instruction; Becky Tolejano, Library Technology Support; Shauna Edson, Instructional Design Librarian; and Jean Hrpcek, Administrative Assistant

The UW System Board of Regents 2019 Academic Staff Excellence Award in the Program category was awarded to the UW-Parkside Library. (from left) Ray Cross, UW System President; Laura Briskie, Research Help and Instruction Librarian; Anna Stadick, Library Director; Regent Drew Petersen; Xou Lee Va Vang, Research Help and Instruction Librarian; Paige Barreto, Outreach and Marketing Librarian; Dina Kaye, Head of Library Collections; Melissa Olson, Head of Archives; Rebecca Robbennolt, Archivist and Records Manager; and Regent Janice Mueller
(not pictured) Heather Spencer, Access Service Technology Coordinator; Liz Antaramian, Library and Archives Assistant; Dave Gehring, Access Services Manager; Jay Dougherty, Head of Library Systems; Brian Dorband, Acquisitions Supervisor; Jennie Callas, Head of Reference and Instruction; Becky Tolejano, Library Technology Support; Shauna Edson, Instructional Design Librarian; and Jean Hrpcek, Administrative Assistant