Chancellor's Awards

Every year, the chancellor recognizes the talents and dedication of faculty and staff members as well as outstanding University contributions in the fields of innovation and diversity. There are six main chancellor’s awards categories.

Distinguished Public Service Award

Honors the outstanding public service contributions of Pitt faculty members.
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Distinguished Teaching Award

Recognizes teaching excellence by Pitt faculty members.
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Distinguished Research Award

Celebrates the extraordinary scholarly accomplishments of Pitt faculty members.
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Awards for Staff 

Spotlights the exceptional contributions of Pitt staff members.
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UPSIDE Awards

Honors University units, departments and programs that strive for excellence in diversity and inclusion.
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Innovation Commercialization Funds

Enhances opportunities for Pitt-driven innovations to advance toward commercialization.
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