Celebrating Excellence: UMKC Faculty and Staff Awards

Information for Nominators

Submission Guidelines: The complete nomination packet must be submitted electronically as a single submission (including letters of support/reference) prior to the nomination deadline; incomplete nomination packets cannot be considered.

Please include the award name and nominee’s last name as the email subject line (for example, Subject: “Provost’s Excellence in Teaching Award - JONES”).

Deadline for Submission of Nomination Materials for UMKC Awards is November 1 annually

If you have questions regarding the UMKC awards process, please contact Beci Edmundson, (816) 235-2721 or e-mail

Celebrating Excellence in Teaching

State Awards

  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching - Nomination Deadline: November 13
    Recognizes a faculty member at each Missouri institution of higher education who has demonstrated superior classroom teaching through a commitment to student learning and excellence in the classroom. 

UMKC Awards

Nomination Deadline

The nomination deadline for UMKC Awards is November 1 unless otherwise noted.