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Universities of Louisiana Champion of Diversity/Inclusion Award

The Universities of Louisiana Champions of Diversity/Inclusion Award is intended to recognize an individual who exhibits excellence in living and promoting behaviors that demonstrate diversity, inclusion and cultural competence at an institution within the University of Louisiana System. This award honors an open thinker and embracer of differences that promote equal opportunity in race, religion, culture, sexual identification and expression, thought processes, etc. This person brings awareness to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community.

The selection process will begin in October 2019  and the deadline for submission is Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

The 2020 Champion of Diversity/Inclusion Award will be presented at the Universities of Louisiana “For Our Future” Conference on January 31, 2020.  Further details about the ceremony will be forthcoming.


Nomination Criteria
1. A nominee seeks to learn about the importance of diversity and inclusion.
2. A nominee promotes and develops activities ad dialogue that highlight unity and strength in diversity.
3. A nominee supports activities that encourage others to get involved in diversity efforts intra-departmentally and throughout the institution.
4. A nominee demonstrates commitment to the principles of diversity through participation in activities that promote inclusion and respect and respect for diverse racial, cultural and ethnic differences.

Nominations should be submitted online via the link below. Requested information will include: Nominator’s contact information, Candidate’s contact information and professional accomplishments, and “how does this person exhibit excellence that demonstrate diversity, inclusion and cultural competence.”

The Universities of Louisiana wish to honor those individuals who have left an indelible mark on the lives of their students and we thank you for taking the time for your nomination.To honor these contributions, we ask that you take a few minutes to nominate an outstanding staff member from your university.

Click here to complete the nomination form for the Universities of Louisiana Champions of Diversity/Inclusion Award.

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