Call for Nominations: Academic Advising Award

Call for Nominations: Academic Advising Award

The Academic Advising Center is accepting nominations for the second annual Academic Advising Awards from now until Mar. 15.

With the Office of Academic Affairs, the Academic Advising Center annually recognizes and honors excellence in academic advising across Webster University.  

Excellent advisors are caring and helpful, knowledgeable about curriculum and academic policies and actively engaged in fostering the academic and career goals of their advisees.  

By calling attention to the best work in academic advising, this award recognizes the high-impact practices that contribute to the “global student centered experience” we provide.  These awards  recognize faculty and staff advisors who demonstrate advising at its finest.  

The awards presented annually are  the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award and the Outstanding Staff Advisor Award.

Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

This award honors the contribution to student success, retention, and persistence that Faculty Advisors make. They are ideally situated to explain and integrate the learning outcomes of the curriculum they helped design. They can also play a unique role in helping students see how to use their degrees professionally and academically.

This award is for full-time individuals whose primary responsibility is classroom teaching and advising.

Outstanding Staff Advisor Award

This award recognizes the contributions professional advisors make to the university, particularly to students. Professional advisors throughout the network play an important role, as the academic advisor may be the one constant throughout a student’s academic journey at Webster University.

This  award is for individuals who have significant advising responsibilities including formally assigned students to advise.


To nominate an advisor, please write a brief paragraph stating why you think he/she is an outstanding advisor.

We welcome nominations from students, faculty, staff, and eligible individuals themselves.

  1. Submit nominations to (please use "Advising Award" in the subject line). Nominations should address the key criteria of good academic advising.
  2. Nominees will be asked to submit a resume/curriculum vita and a 1 page statement on advising for review by the committee.

For more information and to see past winners, click here.

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