Chancellor's 2016 Staff Awards

Issue Date: 
March 14, 2016

Nominations are being solicited for the Chancellor’s Awards for Staff, the highest honor the University of Pittsburgh grants to classified and union part-time or full-time staff members in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the University. The awards recognize individuals whose performance exceeds the standards and expectations of their position and those who have made a significant impact on the University through their commitment to our institution, our students, our academic and research programs, our home communities, and their colleagues.

Nominations can be made by individuals, groups, faculty, staff, students, or alumni. A committee appointed by the chancellor will review the nominations and select up to 10 award recipients. Former winners of a Chancellor’s Award are not eligible.

Recipients will be announced in the Pitt Chronicle, will receive a $2,500 prize, and will be recognized at a special reception. Additionally, awardees’ names will be added to a plaque displayed in the William Pitt Union inscribed with past recipients of the award.

Please visit to review the categories and complete the nomination form. Nominations will be reviewed for eligibility, after which the nominees, their supervisors, and the nominators will receive notice along with a request for additional information.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 1, 2016.