Diversity and Community Engagement

The University of Mississippi

Diversity Innovator Award

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement invites applicants for the Diversity Innovator Individual Award. This award recognizes a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Mississippi. To nominate a colleague, or to self-nominate, faculty or staff members may submit the following material:

  • Resume/CV of nominee

  • Letter of Nomination/Recommendation

  • Evidence of nominee’s experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Mississippi (i.e. publications, presentations, activities, committee membership, and other institutional, regional, national, or international professional involvement)

Diversity Innovator Application


The deadline for submission is Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5 p.m.  If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact Dr. Shawnboda Mead, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, at sdmead@olemiss.edu or 662-915-2933.


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