L&S Advising Awards

This document contains information and nomination materials for the Academic Advising Awards in the College of Letters & Science.

College of Letters & Science 2017-2018 Advising Awards


Advising is critical to student success.  These annual advising awards acknowledge the importance of undergraduate and graduate advisors, and they allow the College to recognize and reward the exemplary work of faculty and academic staff involved in providing this vital service to our students.

There are various types of advisors in the College of Letters and Science.  Academic Staff departmental advisors generally advise students interested in specific academic majors and certificates and often on degree requirements.  Other professional Academic Staff advisors are often more generalist advisors or career advisors and may work with students who have not declared their major or advise students regarding many different areas of interest.  For example, these advisors may be found in in the Center for Academic Excellence, the L&S Honors Program, L&S Academic Advising Services, L&S Career Services unit and in the various student support programs in the College of Letters and Science.  Faculty departmental advisors may do much the same but may also advise graduate students guiding them in their academic experience in a discipline.

Two L&S Advising Awards will be awarded each of which includes a monetary award of $3,500.  Evaluation criteria and the nomination process including the application cover document can be found with the links below.  

Any questions can be directed to the Director of the FIGS program, Assistant Dean Nathan Phelps at (608) 263-6504 or nathan.phelps@wisc.edu.
Past recipients of the L&S Advising Award may be found on our Awards listing.

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