Each year, the Division of Equity and Inclusion recognizes university classified staff, faculty and officers of administration whose contributions to the campus community, beyond typical job expectations, also uphold and exemplify ideals supported by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Innovations in Diversity and Academic Excellence Awards
Innovations in Diversity and Academic Excellence Awards are granted by the Division of Equity and Inclusion in collaboration with the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. These awards provide funding for academic units to initiate programming initiatives that to advance academic priorities related to diversity and supporting implementation of the University of Oregon Diversity Plan.
The purpose of this initiative is to provide strategic investments to support new initiatives that are part of SAPs adopted by academic units. Funds are designed to provide incentives for units to launch new and innovative efforts, rather than supporting maintenance of ongoing efforts.
Applications are accepted during Spring term of each academic year. Click here for further details of the application and review process.