Nominations accepted for Diversity Achievement Award through May 14

Western Today staff

Every year at fall convocation, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard presents a Diversity Achievement Award to recognize an individual (faculty, staff or student) or office whose distinguished efforts have enhanced diversity and multicultural understanding at Western.

Nominations for this award are being accepted through May 14. 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 via email to

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 8:32am