Higher Ed HR Awards

The Higher Education HR Awards

Nominations for 2020 are now closed. Awards will be presented at CUPA-HR's spring and annual conferences.

This is your chance to nominate a deserving colleague for the most prestigious awards in the higher ed HR profession! The Higher Education HR Awards recognize the efforts of individuals, teams and institutions who are transforming HR at their institutions and influencing the profession on a wider scale. Nominees must be CUPA-HR institutional members.

  • National Awards – Recipients are selected by the national awards committee, and awards are presented at the CUPA-HR annual conference in the fall.
  • Region Awards – Recipients are selected by the region boards, and awards are presented at the CUPA-HR spring event hosted by that region.

National Awards

Region Awards

To determine which region a nominee is in, visit the Chapters and Regions page.

Eastern Region
Southern Region
Midwest Region
Western Region

Awards Timeline

  • Nominations Open – January 3, 2020
  • Nominations Close – January 30, 2020
  • Notifications – February for region awards, May for national awards
  • Award Presentations – at CUPA-HR spring and annual conferences