We are holding two virtual recognition events in Spring 2021. The first will recognize our 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients on February 16th at 5:00 pm.
The second event will recognize our 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients on April 6th at 5:00 pm.
If you have not received an invitation and wish to attend either event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (Note: Invitations for February’s event have been sent out. Invitations for April’s event will go out in March. No registration or RSVP is required).
Distinguished Teaching Awards Press Release 2021
Distinguished Teaching Awards Press Release 2020
Distinguished Teaching Awards 2019 Program
Individual faculty members, departments, and student organizations are invited to submit nominations of faculty members whose teaching is of such quality that it merits recognition and award. The committee encourages the nomination of any exceptional distinguished teacher, regardless of specialty or rank.
The UW-Madison faculty distinguished teaching awards are:
- Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards (5 are awarded);
- Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Award, which recognizes achievements in diversity and inclusion (2 are awarded);
- Class of 1955 Teaching Excellence Award, which is designated for an Assistant or Associate Professor;
- William H. Kiekhofer Teaching Award, the first teaching award presented at the UW, designated for an L&S Assistant Professor or Associate Professor;
- Emil Steiger Teaching Award, created in 1958;
- Van Hise Outreach Teaching Award, created to recognize excellence in outreach teaching;
- Excellence in Community-Based Learning Teaching Award, which celebrates the incorporation of meaningful community engagement into courses;
- Chancellor’s Teaching Innovation Award, which recognizes innovation in approach to learning
2020-2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee
Cindy Cheng, Asian American Studies
Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, Computer Science
John Parrish, Animal Science
David Baum, Botany
Erica Simmons, Political Science
Daniel Ledin, Student
Madeline Rowe, Student