Campus Awards

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 34th Annual Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of making excellence inclusive in teaching, leadership, program management, committee participation, inclusion or community engagement. 

A diverse faculty demonstrates a commitment to excellence, educational equity and global awareness, and CU Boulder is committed to shaping an inclusive scholarly community befitting of a world-class university. The Implementation of Multicultural Perspectives and Approaches in Research and Teaching (IMPART) grant program contributes to a campus environment which supports and encourages diversity and inclusion in approaches to scholarly work and teaching. We are committed to inclusive excellence, a quality that defines CU Boulder's passion to be on the forefront of change for a more sustainable and understanding world. For more information about the faculty fellowship awards visit the IMPART award page. NOT ACCEPTING AWARDS FOR 2020.

CU System Awards

  • President's Diversity Award  The President's Diversity Award recognizes the contributions of faculty, staff, students and academic or administrative units whose service contributes to the development of a more culturally diverse campus community. Nominations are solicited annually in the spring. An awards ceremony, hosted by the president, will take place at the end of the spring semester.
  • Diversity and Excellence Grants  Diversity and Excellence Grants are designed to provide assistance for projects initiated by faculty and/or staff that seek to contribute to building inclusion and a climate of cultural competence. Multiple awards of up to $3,000 each will be made.
  • Faculty Recruitment and Retention Grants  Faculty Recruitment and Retention Grants are designed to enhance campus and/or school/college efforts to recruit and retain tenured, tenure-track and clinical faculty whose research and/or teaching advances diversity and inclusion. A small number of awards of up to $10,000 each are available to the campuses. Requests for Faculty Recruitment and Retention Grants are made by the provost.