From: Administrative E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 18:32:52 MST
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 18:32:52 -0700 (MST) From: Administrative E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: 2010 President's Diversity Awards Call for Nominations
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty, Staff,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs, System Administration
FROM: Office of Academice Affairs
SENDER: Rae Ann Armijo
DATE: March 5, 2010
SUBJECT: 2010 President's Diversity Awards Call for Nominations
PRESIDENT'S DIVERSITY AWARD - 2010
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 President's Diversity Award!
This annual award recognizes significant achievements of faculty, staff,
students, and academic or administrative units toward developing a more
culturally diverse, competent, and inclusive university community.
Up to four awards of up to $1,000 each are given for projects or practices
that best reflect the implementation of system and/or campus diversity
goals. Awardees will be recognized at the President's Diversity Award
Reception in early May at the President's Office in Downtown Denver, and
their names published in the CU Faculty and Staff Newsletter.
Nominations are welcome from any member of the university community.
Nominations are sought in four categories: (1) faculty, (2) staff, (3)
student, and (4) academic unit or administrative unit. [Faculty must be
full-time tenured/tenure track or senior instructors/instructors; staff must
be full-time professional exempt or classified employees; and students must
be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Unit refers to academic and
administrative offices; staff, faculty, and student committees; and
organizations (such as alumni) directly associated with CU.]
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
Significance: How does the activity the individual or unit engaged in
address key areas of diversity such as recruitment, retention, campus or
department climate, community outreach, or other system or campus diversity
Implementation: How was the activity implemented? What strategies were used?
What sources of funding were used to implement this project or activity?
Projects or activities may be short-term or may have occurred over several
Impact: What has been the outcome? For example, has the activity (a)
increased understanding or promoted constructive change on issues regarding
diversity at CU? (b) influenced the success of students, staff, or faculty
of diverse cultural backgrounds? (c) helped to bridge the gap between the
university and diverse communities? (d) helped to bring about greater equity
in the university community? These and/or other indicators of impact should
be described in the nomination letter.
Nomination letters should (1) indicate the nominee's category (refer to
eligibility section above), (2) explicitly address the three criteria stated
above, (3) be no longer than three pages, and (4) include the name and email
address of nominee and nominator. Additional supporting materials may be
included as appendices.
A committee with representatives from each campus will make selections based
on the criteria.
Submit nomination letters (electronic submissions are welcome) to:
Rae Ann Armijo
University of Colorado
1800 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
The deadline for receipt of nominations and all supporting documents is
Friday, March 19, 2010.
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