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Diversity Awards Nomination

2013-14 Diversity Awards Nomination

Nominations can be by any employee, student, or community member who has a demonstrated commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. All categories are open to any individual, group, or unit. Examples of supporting documentation include previous awards, letters of support, or other forms of documentation illustrating excellence in the nominated area. Additional supporting material may be submitted directly to Tierra Jackson in Raintree Hall 229 or through e-mail to nwode@iun.edu by April 4, 2014.

The award categories are as follows:

Champion Awards  

• Champion Award (Faculty, Staff, Students, or Community)

Demonstrates Areas of Excellence in One of the Three Following Areas:

1. Developing an innovative program or project that advances diversity.

2. Demonstrating leadership in diversity work.

3. Acquiring resources to support diversity efforts.

Advocate Awards  

This category is open to any individual, group, or unit who are not in the primary business of diversity.

• Advocate Award  (Faculty, Staff, Students, or Community)

Demonstrates Areas of Excellence in One of the Four Following Areas:

1. Serving as a spokesperson (s) for a particular diversity issue or cause.

2. Serving as a change agent in regards to policies and procedures related to diversity.

3. Promoting awareness of issues that diversity groups face.

4. Recruiting, retaining, and graduating diverse student population.

Friend Awards  

•  Friend Award (Faculty, Staff, Students, or Community)

Demonstrates Areas of Excellence in One of the Three Following Areas:

1. Contributing creative and unique ideas to support diversity.

2. Lending vocal support to diversity efforts.

3. Participating actively in diversity programming.

Diversity Awards Nomination Form