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Chancellor's Diversity Award

Dear Colleagues:

The Chancellor’s Diversity Award is given annually to one faculty or staff member to recognize exceptional performance in promoting and enhancing diversity efforts on the IU Southeast campus. Recipients of this award are recognized publicly and receive a small stipend to use at their discretion to support a diversity initiative of their choice. The IU Southeast Diversity Council would like your assistance in identifying members of the IU Southeast community who should be honored with this award. This year, faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to nominate!

We ask that you please take some time to nominate a faculty or staff member (or group) who you think meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate efforts exceeding his or her mandated job responsibilities to support the Diversity Statement found in the Strategic Plan.
  2. Demonstrate a firm commitment to the recruitment and retention of individuals of diverse populations.
  3. Demonstrate efforts that foster a more inclusive and equitable learning and work environment

Nominations must be submitted by May 6, 2016. Thank you for taking the time to be involved in this important endeavor.

Respectfully,

Ray Wallace
Chancellor

Award Information

  1. Purpose
    The Chancellor’s Diversity Award is given annually to recognize exceptional performance in promoting and enhancing diversity efforts on IU Southeast campus. It will support IU Southeast employees and units with innovative projects for advancing the diversity agenda outlined in the IU Southeast strategic and diversity plans.
  2. Award
    The winner will receive an appropriate certificate and would have his or her name added to a plaque that will be displayed publicly. Funding in the amount of $500 would be made available for the person to designate for support of a program or programs that would further advance the cause of diversity during the upcoming academic year. Accomplishments based on the award will be publicized for wide recognition as well as nomination for appropriate all-university diversity awards (being proposed for the Founders Day).
  3. Eligibility and Nomination Requirements
    All IU Southeast employees are eligible for nomination. Nominations should be submitted to the Diversity Council via the Academic Affairs Office in the spring semester of each year. The deadline for submission is normally March 15. The nomination package should detail the nominee’s achievements with supporting documents.
  4. Selection Process and Criteria
    The Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Diversity (Diversity Council) is responsible for developing criteria for the award and is responsible for recommending to the Chancellor the award recipient each year. In case a member of the Diversity Council is a nominee, the member will be excused from the selection process. The Council will evaluate the proposals after the nomination deadline and recommendations will be made to the Chancellor in April. The recipient will be announced in one of the subsequent award ceremonies held by the Chancellor.
    The award recipient must meet the following criteria:
    1. Demonstrate efforts exceeding his or her mandated job responsibilities to support the goals and objectives of the IU Southeast Diversity Plan.
    2. Demonstrate a firm commitment to the recruitment and retention of individuals of diverse populations.
    3. Demonstrate efforts that foster a more inclusive and equitable learning and work environment.
  5. Administration The money will be spent in accordance with university policies, and the purpose of the expenditure needs approval in advance by the Vice Chancellor or Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Nominations

Nominations for the 2015 Chancellor's Diversity Award are now closed.

Award Winners

List of Previous Award Winners

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