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2022 President's Awards for Excellence Through Diversity

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The nomination period is now open. Please submit your nomination by March 31, 2022. 

The President's Awards for Excellence Through Diversity honor individuals and programs that have made exceptional contributions to enhancing and supporting diversity (broadly defined) within the Stanford University community. The awards are intended to recognize that a diverse campus community enhances our institutional excellence by broadening and strengthening the university's mission of teaching, learning and scholarship.

AWARDS:  Three awards may be conferred each year: one award to a campus unit (department, program, or office), one award to a faculty or staff member, and one award to a student or student organization. Nominations are valid for one year. 

WHO MAY NOMINATE:  Any member of the Stanford community (student, staff, or faculty) may nominate an individual or office whose contributions fit the description above.

HOW TO NOMINATE:  Submit a letter (not to exceed 3 pages) to the President’s Diversity Awards Committee. Nominations must include the name and position of the nominator and clearly describe the exceptional contributions that make the nominee (individual or campus unit) deserving of this award. Submit nomination letters via email to The Office of Faculty Development, Diversity and Engagement, (Questions? Please submit them to 

DEADLINE TO NOMINATE: Nominations must be received by Thursday, March 31, 2022.      

SELECTION PROCESS: Nominations will be reviewed by the President's Diversity Awards Committee and award announcements will be made in June 2022.