University of Wisconsin–Madison

Distinguished Member Awards 2020: Nominations open

The Teaching Academy offers two annual awards: the Distinguished Fellow Award and the Distinguished Future Faculty Partner Award.

Recipients are awarded based on demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching and learning on the UW-Madison campus and dedicated service to the Teaching Academy.  Teaching Academy award recipients cannot be current Executive Committee members.

The awards will be presented to the recipients during the Teaching Academy Induction Ceremony in January.

Nomination and Selection Process:

2020 Nomination Process

Nominations are currently open and will be accepted until Nov 30, 2020.

Send nominations to teachingacademy@provost.wisc.edu with the subject line “AWARDS”

  • Candidates will be nominated by current UW-Madison Teaching Academy Fellows and Future Faculty Partners or by self-nomination.
  • Interested nominees will be required to submit a brief statement (250-500 words) describing the specific activities that demonstrate sustained excellence in teaching and learning and dedicated service to the Teaching Academy, as well as an explanation for why the nominee believes they deserve the award.
  • The Teaching Academy Executive Committee, comprised of both Fellows and Future Faculty Partners, will review the nomination materials and select the recipient of each award based on the nominees’ statements.
  • Current Executive Committee members are not eligible for these awards.