Equal Opportunity & Access

30th Annual President's Excellence in Diversity Awards

The purpose of the President’s Annual Excellence in Diversity Awards is to celebrate diversity efforts during the preceding year that have advanced our goals of Higher Values in Higher Education, increased diversity and created a campus climate that welcomes and supports all individuals. We wish to honor members of the university, Macomb and Quad Cities communities who have demonstrated excellence in diversity. The categories are leadership, service, education and other.The leadership award will be given to individuals in leadership roles that develop initiatives that enhance and further diversity goals. The service award will be given to individuals who have participated in or initiated diversity related committee work, community involvement, and/or community outreach. The education award will be given to those who offer teaching, programming or activities designed to foster or enhance diversity. The other award will be given to those who have promoted diversity in general.

All WIU students, employee’s (faculty and staff and administrators) and organizations/departments, along with members and organizations in the Macomb and Quad Cities communities are eligible. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 5, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.


The awards reception will be held on May 2, 2019 in the Lamoine Room of the University Union at 4:00 p.m.

Download the Nomination Form

or fill out the electronic nomination form at:  https://goo.gl/forms/4ohrc7Nk7VRxaeEf2