Diversity Achievement Award Guidelines
Each year, the President presents the Diversity Achievement Award which recognizes one faculty, staff, or student (or office) who has significantly contributed in the area of diversity. The award, which is presented at the Fall Convocation, includes a stipend to use for research, teaching, equipment and supplies, or professional enhancement.
Nominees must 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.
Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, Vice Provost, Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity Old Main 345 MS-9021, or email: EOO@wwu.edu. Nomination requests are being emailed to each faculty and staff member and will be posted on the EO website (www.wwu.edu/eoo) and appear in Western Today. For additional information contact Diane Brearley at ext 3307.