The CAUT Academic Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award was established to recognize outstanding service by academic librarians or faculty who have contributed to the advancement of the status and/or working conditions of academic librarians at Canadian universities and colleges.
The CAUT Dedicated Service Award was established in 2003 to recognize individuals for exceptional service to their faculty associations. Recipients are nominated by their association and the award is presented at a membership meeting.
The CAUT Lee Lorch Award recognizes academics who excel in each of the domains of academic life: teaching, research, service to the institution and to the community.
The Milner Memorial Award was established to recognize a distinguished contribution to the cause of academic freedom.
The Excellence in Post-Secondary Education Journalism Awards were established to recognize outstanding reporting, and promote in-depth and thoughtful coverage of issues related to post-secondary education in Canada.
The CAUT Equity Award was established in 2010 to recognize post-secondary academic staff who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to challenging exclusionary behaviours and practices such as racism and homophobia and by so doing have made post-secondary education in Canada more inclusive.
The CAUT Donald C. Savage Award was instituted to honour and to recognize outstanding achievements in the promotion of collective bargaining in Canadian universities and colleges.
The CAUT Sarah Shorten Award was established to recognize outstanding achievements in the promotion of the advancement of women in Canadian universities and colleges.
The CAUT Bernice Schrank Award was created in 2013 to recognize outstanding contributions to the enforcement of academic staff workplace rights through grievance/arbitration.