FIVE AWARD CATEGORIES
2016 APPLICATION FORMS
1. Faculty Leadership Award
Recognizes a faculty member's contributions or efforts toward enhancing the goals of diversity, equity, inclusion and multiculturalism at the university, particularly in the areas of teaching, research or service that exceeds the routine expectations of the faculty’s position.
2. Staff Leadership Award
Recognizes a staff member who promotes a culture of inclusion that encourages relationships and interactions among people of different backgrounds, a culture that enhances human dignity, actively diminishes prejudice and discrimination and improves the quality of life for everyone in our community.
3. Department/Office/Unit Excellence Award
Recognizes an office, department or unit that has demonstrated a commitment to building a workplace and learning space that is inclusive of difference and values diversity of all kinds. This commitment should be evident by proactive actions including, but not limited to, inclusive policies and procedures, workshops and trainings and other undertakings that have helped create an inclusive environment.
4. Graduate/Professional Student Achievement Award
Recognizes a graduate or professional university student who has demonstrated leadership and commitment toward diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism through academic excellence, service, volunteerism and/or research.
5. Undergraduate Student
Recognizes an undergraduate university student who has demonstrated leadership and commitment toward diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism through academic excellence, service, volunteerism and/or research.