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Diversity Awards

To promote and support diversity in pedagogy and research, IUPUI bestows the following awards:

Jennifer Thorington-Springer and Leslie Ashburn-Nardo

Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Awards for Excellence in Diversity

These awards are in honor of Dr. Joseph T. Taylor, the first dean of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. They will be conferred by Chancellor Charles R. Bantz during the 25th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium on February 25, 2014.

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Robin Hughes and Pat Rogan

Chancellor's Diversity Scholar

The Office of the Chancellor and the Office of Diversity, Equity, honors outstanding faculty members who exemplify the value of diversity in his or her scholarship and service and maintains a record of high accomplishment and leadership. A cash award of $3,000 is given annually to a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member.

Previous Recipients

2013 Kathleen A. King Thorius, School of Education

2012 Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, School of Science

2011 Robin L. Hughes, School of Education

* This award was first presented at the 2011Chancellorís Academic Honor


Chancellor's Multicultural Impact Award

When funding available, the Chancellor's Office and the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion seek student nominations for this award. The Chancellor's Multicultural Impact Award is an award given to a student who promotes a campus climate where diversity is valued, energizes our appreciation of world cultures, or champions social justice for all at IUPUI.

Guidelines and nomination form (PDF)

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Multicultural Teaching/Pedagogy

The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Multicultural Teaching acknowledges faculty who integrate culturally relevant content into their curriculum; who employ an inclusive, student-centered pedagogy; and who champion diversity as a value that ensures the academic success of all students. A cash award of $3,000 is given annually to either a full-time or part-time faculty member.

Previous Recipients

2013 Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, School of Science

2012 Khadija Khaja, School of Social Work

Robin Hughes and Pat Rogan

2011 Jennifer Thorington Springer, School of Liberal Arts

Robin Hughes and Pat Rogan

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Chancellor's Diversity Scholar Award

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Multicultural Impact Staff Award

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