Equal Opportunity & Access
27th 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 leadership, service, and education in diversity. 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.
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 15, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
The awards reception will be held on May 12, 2016 in the Lamoine Room of the University Union at 4:00 p.m.