Week of Excellence Employee Awards

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2022 UM Week of Excellence Employee Awards. Eligibility and nomination requirements are included on each award webpage, as is a list of previous recipients. The deadline for all nominations is March 30 at 5:00 pm. Week of Excellence events will take place May 2-6, 2022.

The Week of Excellence Employee Awards will be presented during the Employee Celebration Breakfast on Wednesday, May 4, from 8:30-10:30 am in the UC Ballroom.

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Awards Open to All (non-student) UM Employees:

Americans with Disabilities Act Award

Distinguished Service to International Education Award

Nancy Borgmann Diversity Award

Outstanding Advising Award

Outstanding Community Engagement Award

Outstanding Teamwork Award

Robert T. Pantzer Presidential Humanitarian Award

Awards Open to Staff, Contract Professionals, Employees on Letters of Appointment:

Outstanding Service to the Campus Community Award

Outstanding Service to Students Award

Awards Open to Staff:

George M. Dennison Presidential Staff Award for Distinguished Accomplishment

Outstanding Staff Awards: Campus Interaction and Meritorious Job Performance and Excellence in Job Performance

Awards Open to Faculty:

Distinguished Scholar Award

Distinguished Teaching Award

George M. Dennison Presidential Faculty Award for Distinguished Accomplishment

John Ruffatto Memorial Award

Montana Faculty Service Award

Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award

Outstanding Mentoring Award

Tom Boone Town and Gown Award

Awards Open to Administrators and Select Others:

Academic Administrator Award

J.B. Speer Award for Distinguished Administrative Service

Thank you to the University of Montana Foundation and the generous community of supporters who make the award prizes possible.