MLK Awards Nomination

Nominations Open for UO's Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

We are writing to invite you to nominate one of your staff or faculty colleagues for the University of Oregon's Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK, Jr.) Award. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. on December 23, 2016. The award is presented annually to an UO employee, whose activities embody some of Rev. Dr. King's known values, including one's interest in public service.


All classified staff, officers of administration, faculty members, and other groups of UO employees are eligible to be nominated for the award. 


The Rev. Dr. MLK, Jr. Award seeks to recognize employees whose contributions to the campus community uphold and exemplify qualities and ideals either espoused or supported by the late civil rights leader. The award seeks to recognize individuals who have been working diligently through a commitment to cultural diversity and the promotion of cultural awareness to enhance equity and inclusion on campus.


Please submit your nominations by December 23, 2016 via the online qualtrics nomination process:


The award celebration is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 in the Ford Alumni Center. 

Contact information

Questions about the event or nomination process may be directed to or 541-346-3175.