PVM Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards

PVM Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

Due: April 5, 2019 - Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Purpose: The purpose of this award is to honor faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine who have demonstrated emerging or sustained excellence in diversity and inclusion endeavors that have impacted the College of Veterinary Medicine community through active contributions that create a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive culture. We value the many dimensions of visible and invisible diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, and generational diversity. We also understand the importance of intersectionality, in that individuals can express many dimensions of diversity.


Eligibility: All PVM faculty members and continuing lecturers who have actively contributed to diversity and inclusion activities. Recipients of the award shall be ineligible for reconsideration for the following 5 years.

Criteria for Selection: The faculty member should have demonstrated excellence in advancing diversity and inclusion as evidenced by documentation of activities (i.e. programmatic or policy development, or other accomplishments and recognitions), accompanied by an explanation of these as they support the concept of excellence in diversity and inclusion. The faculty member should have also demonstrated service to the College of Veterinary Medicine through participation in committees, meetings, support of College programs, etc. In sum, the faculty member’s diversity and inclusion efforts should reflect a personal, professional, and institutional commitment.

The nomination document should not exceed 4 pages, single-spaced, with no smaller than 12 point font, and no less than 1” margins. The nomination should include all of the following components:

  1. A narrative explaining the evidence of excellence in advancing diversity and inclusion including documentation of activities and an explanation of their collective impact.
  2. Two letters of support for the nomination in addition to the nomination letter (Not included in page limit)
  3. A copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae or resume [Not included in page limit]

PVM Staff Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

Due: April 5, 2019 - Office for Diversity and Inclusion


Purpose: The purpose of this award is to honor staff at the College of Veterinary Medicine who have demonstrated emerging or sustained excellence in diversity and inclusion endeavors that have impacted the College of Veterinary Medicine community through active contributions that create a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive culture. We value the many dimensions of visible and invisible diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, and generational diversity. We also understand the importance of intersectionality, in that individuals can express many dimensions of diversity.


Eligibility: All PVM staff members who have actively contributed to diversity and inclusion activities. Recipients of the award shall be ineligible for reconsideration for the following 5 years.


Criteria for Selection: The staff member should have demonstrated excellence in advancing diversity and inclusion as evidenced by documentation of activities (i.e. programmatic or policy development, or other accomplishments and recognitions) accompanied by an explanation of these as they support the concept of excellence in diversity and inclusion. The staff member should have also demonstrated service to the College of Veterinary Medicine through participation in committees, meetings, support of College programs, etc. In sum, the staff member’s diversity and inclusion efforts should reflect a personal, professional, and institutional commitment.


The nomination document should not exceed 4 pages, single-spaced, with no smaller than 12 point font, and no less than 1” margins. The nomination should include all of the following components:

  1. A narrative explaining the evidence of excellence in advancing diversity and inclusion including documentation of activities and an explanation of their collective impact.
  2. Two letters of support for the nomination in addition to the nomination letter (Not included in page limit)
  3. A copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae or resume [Not included in page limit]

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