Many thanks to those who have already submitted nominations. Our hope is that by extending the deadline, we can encourage additional nominations to recognize those who are doing important work in this area.
Each year at Fall Convocation, the Diversity Achievement Award is presented to recognize an individual (faculty, staff or student) or office, program, department or committee whose distinguished efforts have enhanced diversity and multicultural understanding at Western. I encourage you to nominate individuals and/or offices who are deserving of this important recognition.
Nominees should demonstrate outstanding research, programming, leadership, service to students or the general campus community, and/or teaching related to matters of diversity and inclusion. If you are interested in seeing past recipients of the award, please visit the webpage at: http://www.wwu.edu/eoo/diversity-achievement-award.shtml.
Nominees should meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Integrates diversity concepts and values into academic curriculum, management and/or operational functions;
- Develops methods for increasing and valuing diversity among students, faculty, and/or staff;
- Maximizes opportunities to achieve diversity;
- Contributes to promoting an understanding and appreciation of differences by contributing to the body of research on diversity or through other endeavors.
To make a nomination, please submit a letter (not to exceed three pages) addressing one or more of the criteria listed above to: Equal Opportunity Office, MS-9021, Old Main 345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The extended nomination deadline is Thursday, May 17, 2018.