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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

The annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award recognize the significant achievements of faculty, staff, departments and organizations that are developing and enhancing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.

Each spring, an individual and a group are honored with this award during a special ceremony highlighting their work. The ceremony includes a keynote address focusing on a timely topic, crucial to advancing diversity and inclusion in our community.

2020 Awards Ceremony and Keynote Address

Keynote Address by Vice Chancellor Jerrihlyn McGee, DNP, RN, CNE

2020 Award Winner Ryan Gove

Individual award: Ryan K. Gove, MS
Director of Student Life, Academic and Student Affairs

2020 Group winner

Group Award: University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center Outreach
Recruitment and Engagement Core Team



Learn more about past Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award award recipients.

Last modified: May 01, 2020
About the Sculpture

EVC Diversity AwardThe Excelsior sculpture was created by local artist Gary Kahle. The design conveys the concept of "ever upward - reaching great heights but continuing to strive for more." The two columns connect to a complete circle, representing how individuals working together can come full circle to do great things.

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