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CAPE Award

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The Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award (CAPE Award) was established to recognize the demonstrated excellence of Academic Professional staff members and affirms our highest regard for the contributions of this important community to UIC.

The procedures and eligibility criteria can be found here.

This year, up to 10 academic professionals will receive the CAPE Award which provides a $1,000 permanent increase to the honoree’s salary and a $2,500 one-time cash award. Nominations for this award are welcomed from UIC faculty, students, academic professionals, and support staff.

The deadline for nominations and all supporting credentials is 12:00 p.m. on June 24, 2022. All recipients will be honored at the Employee Recognition Award Ceremony, which will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Whether virtual or in-person, this event will serve to recognize and celebrate UIC’s Academic Professional employees.

Click here to access the Nomination Petition.

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For any questions regarding the CAPE Award, please contact Ahlam Al-Kodmany, 2022 CAPE Selection Committee Chair, at or (312) 355-6207.