Nomination

The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence accepts nominations in five categories with a total of six awards. Awards are open to individuals and groups from the Anchorage campus or one of UAA's community campuses. Winners will be announced at Convocation (Welcome back Ceremony) in August 2021.

The nomination process is simple and easily completed in 15-20 minutes. For most categories, nominators only need to provide basic nominee information and a short answer (250 words or fewer) as to how the candidate meets the criteria. Nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 14.

For questions, please contact the Chancellor's Office at (907) 786-1437 or uaa_chancellor@alaska.edu.

2021 Chancellor's Awards for Excellence — Categories and Criteria

 

We Put Students First:

The Students-First Award

  
Faculty and staff | Two awards: One for a faculty member and one for a staff member for all UAA campuses.
Demonstrates exceptional commitment to advancing a culture of institutional excellence that inspires and enables student achievement and success.

Nominate: The Students-First Award

We Create a Culture of Equity and Inclusion by Embracing our Diversity:

Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Faculty or staff | One award per year for all UAA campuses.
Outstanding contribution to the advancement of diversity of UAA students, staff and faculty through increasing the visibility and representation of diverse voices, creating an atmosphere of inclusiveness and community.

Nominate: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

We Embrace our Role as a Trusted and Respected Community Partner:

The Community Partnership Award

Faculty, staff or individuals and organizations outside UAA for support of (other than financial) and advocacy for the university and its mission | One award per year for all UAA campuses.

Outstanding contribution to the advancement of UAA students, staff and faculty while increasing the alignment to meet the community needs.

Nominate: The Community Partnership Award

We Accelerate Excellence Through Continuous Improvement:

Administrative Excellence Award

Staff | One award per year for all UAA campuses.

Exercises leadership, initiative and outstanding teamwork capabilities that create a positive atmosphere, and consistently performs at a level above normal job requirements to advance a culture of institutional excellence that inspires and enables student, faculty and staff success.

Nominate: Administrative Excellence Award

We Positively Impact Communities and the World Through Innovation:

Chancellor’s Choice Award

Faculty or staff | One award per year for all UAA campuses.

Award for achievement and/or innovation (best idea) in a category/theme of the Chancellor's choice. The theme for 2021 is student enrollment.

Nominate: Chancellor’s Choice Award