Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusive excellence at UW-Whitewater

Diversity and Inclusivity Awards

Diversity and Inclusivity Award Nomination Form

The Inclusive Excellence Committee is soliciting nominations for the following annual Diversity and Inclusivity Awards, to be awarded in Spring 2020 with letters of nomination required:

Staff

John Truesdale Award for Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The recipient of the John Truesdale Award for Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Has solved problems/met needs related to diversity and inclusion on campus/in our community in innovative ways
  • Has assisted underserved and/or marginalized populations at UW-Whitewater in creative and collaborative ways

Faculty

Fannie Hicklin Award for Trailblazers in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The recipient of the Fannie Hicklin Award for Trailblazers in Diversity and Inclusion will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Has demonstrated a passion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in teaching
  • Has served as a role model to fellow faculty and students

All Around

Roger Pulliam Award for Legacy-Builders in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The recipient of the Roger Pulliam Award for Legacy-Builders in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Has demonstrated a long-term commitment to inclusion and diversity at UW-Whitewater through a multiplicity of engagement and across disciplines/programs
  • Has played an active mentoring and/or leadership role on campus

Student/Student Organization

The Student Award for Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Student Award for Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is intended to recognize either a UW-Whitewater student or student organization based on the following criteria:

  • The student or organization has demonstrated a long-term commitment to inclusion and diversity at UW-Whitewater through a multiplicity of engagement and across disciplines/programs
  • The student or organization has played an active leadership role in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on campus or in the Greater Whitewater Community

The purpose of these awards is to recognize the efforts of faculty, staff, students, and student organizations at UW-Whitewater to promote diversity and inclusivity on our campus in all its forms. We welcome self-nominations or anyone familiar with the individual’s work. Individuals may submit multiple nominations for any or all awards (separate nomination form required for each nomination).

The Inclusive Excellence Committee will review all completed nomination forms received on or before January 31, 2020. One recipient will be selected for each award.

To submit your nomination(s), please fill out this survey.

If you have questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Brittany Dickerson, Program Assistant to the Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at 262-472-1465 or dickersb@uww.edu.

The Diversity and Inclusivity Awards are given to UW-Whitewater faculty, staff and students each spring during the Spring Diversity Forum. Nominations are sought in late fall and are due annually on January 31.