Issue Date: 
April 2, 2012

Nominations are being solicited for this Universitywide award that recognizes a University program area or individual that has made a significant contribution in Affirmative Action. Among the factors to be considered in the selection process are:

Innovative approaches to increasing diversity within the University community in areas such as recruitment, retention, promotion, academic and other programming, and business activities or enterprises; and

A consistent record of commitment and success in affirmative action efforts, diversity programs, and related initiatives within the University community.

Greater consideration will be given to those nominations that include multiple years of documented advancements for the reviewing committee to consider.

Nominations can be made by individuals, groups, students, or alumni. Self-nominations are allowed. Please submit nominations to the Office of the University Senate, 1234 Cathedral of Learning,
on or before May 1, 2012. The nomination should include:

The name, address, and phone number of the program area or individual being nominated;

The name, address, and phone number of the nominator;

A 3–5 page description of the program, initiative, effort, or individual contribution that warrants recognition for advancing affirmative action; and

A supplemental dossier that, where possible, contains illustrations, supportive information, and other relevant documentation on the impact of the program area or individual being nominated for this award.

For more information, contact the Office of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion, 412 Bellefield Hall, 412-648-7860.